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Thursday, March 5, 2015

Weather Spotter Training Coming Up!

Looking for something interesting to do on March 31st?  Sure you are.  Come join the National Weather Service and the Cowlitz County Department of Emergency Management for Weather Spotter Training.

The National Weather Service Weather Spotter Program is a network of volunteers trained in identifying irregular weather events.  These volunteers call in to report abnormal weather conditions where they live.

The training will cover:  cloud identification, gauging rainfall, measuring hailstones, types of severe wind, rating snowfall, NWS weather terminology and knowing when to call in a report.

This FREE training will be held on Tuesday, March 31st from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the back training room of Cowlitz 2 Fire and Rescue at 701 Vine Street in Kelso.

For more information call Jennifer at 577-3130 or email

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