N3VBJ's Skywarn Information Page








I Am Jerry Cimildora and I am the Northeastern Coordinator for Skywarn.

SKYWARN is a program of the United States National Weather Service (NWS) Its mission is to collect reports of localized Severe Weather. These reports are used to

aid forcasters in issuing and verifying severe watches and warnings and to improve the forcasting and warning process and the tools used to collect

meteorological data.  It sonsists of a network of Severe Storm Spoters who observe weather conditions and make reports of severe weather to their local NWS offices.

Theses spotters are regulary trained by personnel from the Local NWS Offices.  In many cases are conducted each spring in advanced of coming severe weather season.

The NWS sponsors SKYWARN training sessions in the US. These sessions usually occupy two hours and focus on hazard identification and communication along with Spotter strategies and safety. NWS recomends attendanceat refresher courses every two years.


NOAA BWINoaa WX4LWX Capital Skywarn Org
Upcoming SKYWARN Classes How To Join SKYWARN
National SKYWARN Website

Online SKYWARN Training

Requires registration and Local NWS SKYWARN class attendance to get Spotter Number

Skywarn Report Mode Script (PDF) Print SKYWARN Spotter card

Upcoming SKYWARN® Classes
These classes are free and open to the public!








Basic Classes

Basics I            Mon Jan 25, 2021                      6-8 PM          Baltimore City MD                        online https://www.eventbrite.com/e/skywarn-basics-baltimore-city-md-tickets-132830737311
Basics I  Wed, Feb 10, 2021                          7-9 PM Anne Arundel County MD online https://www.eventbrite.com/e/skywarn-basics-anne-arundel-county-md-tickets-132825977073

Online Basics Classes are open to all of the general public.

 Registration  required for online Classes

"Building Community Awareness to Reduce Hazardous Weather Impacts”


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Page last updated January  2021 (C) W3PGA

Maintained By Jerry N3VBJ n3vbj1@gmail.com