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Mammatus - © 2012 DavidEarlJohnson.com

Mammatus - © 2012 DavidEarlJohnson.com

Rainbow - © 2012 DavidEarlJohnson.com

Rainbow - © 2012 DavidEarlJohnson.com

Tornado near Blaine - © 2011 David F Ventura, KE0NA

© 2011 David F Ventura, KE0NA A weak tornado I spotted June 21, 2011, near Blaine in Anoka county. This…

Tornado near Forest Lake © 2011 KRISTIN PARNELL KB0QON

© 2011 KRISTIN PARNELL KB0QON Shot this while spotting with my dad N0KLC near Forest Lake. We were on 35…

Wall cloud - © 1995-2012 DavidEarlJohnson.com

Wall cloud - © 1995-2012 DavidEarlJohnson.com Tornado Outbreak on July 21, 1995 by Dave Johnson, N0KBD July 21, 1995 was…

Wall Cloud? - Donated - © 2012 MetroSkywarn.org

Wall Cloud? - Donated - © 2012 MetroSkywarn.org

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The class schedule is also available on a Google calendar.

2015 Location Contact
Sat 5-30-15
9 AM -
1 PM
Ramsey County Public Works
Marsden Room
1425 Paul Kirkwold Dr.
Arden Hills, MN
(Near Hamline and Hwy 96)
Walk ins welcome, but to pre-register click here.
For facility information only contact: Howard howard.lund@rcemhs.com

 

Completed Classes

Sat 2-28-15
10:30 AM -
3:30 PM
Includes 1 hour break for lunch (on your own)
Stillwater Amateur Radio Association
Stillwater Public Library
Margaret Rivers Room A and B  -  3rd Floor
224 3rd Street North
Stillwater, MN
Walk ins welcome, but to pre-register click here. 
For facility information only contact: Bob Jensen 
612-802-2269
bobajensen@comcast.net
Wed 3-4-15
6PM - 10PM
City of Minneapolis Office of Emergency Mgmt
Emergency Operations Training Facility
25 37th Ave NE
Fridley, MN
REGISTRATION REQUIRED
For facility information only contact: Ken.Boelter@minneapolismn.gov
Thur 3-5-15
5:30 PM -
9:30 PM
Ramsey County Emergency Mgmt
1st Floor Conference Room
90 W Plato Blvd
St. Paul, MN
Walk ins welcome, but to pre-register click here. For facility information only contact: Karma Kumlin-Diers
Ramsey County EM
karma.kumlin-diers@co.ramsey.mn.us
651-266-1013
Sat 3-14-15
9:30AM - 1:30PM 
Twin Cities FM Club
Ridgedale Public Library - RHR Room
12601 Ridgedale Dr Minnetonka, MN
(Behind Ridgedale Shopping Center)

Earl Jarosh
earl@jarosh.org
763-545-3275

Pre-registration recommended. Walk-ins accommodated as space permits.

PRE-REGISTER HERE

Sat 3-14-15
12 PM -
4 PM
Anoka County Emergency Mgmt
Blaine City Hall
10801 Town Square Dr.
Blaine, MN
(Radisson Road and 109th Ave North)
Walk ins welcome, but to pre-register click here.
For facility information only contact: Dave Runkle   
763 -784 -4384
drunkle@astrorat.com
Mon 3-16-15
6PM - 10PM
Radio City
2663 County Rd I
Mounds View, MN
REGISTRATION REQUIRED - seating for 15
Dan Fish
radiocty@skypoint.com
763-786-4475
Wed 3-18-15
6 PM – 10 PM
Carver County Gov Center
600 East 4th Street
Chaska, MN

No pre-registration.

For facility information only contact:
Mark Jones jozu.jones@gmail.com

Sat 3-21-15
8 AM –  
12 PM
Bloomington Emergency Communications
Bloomington Fire Station #1
10 West 95th St.
Bloomington, MN
Walk ins welcome, but to pre-register click here.
For facility information only contact: Andrew at KC0RKH@arrl.net
Sat 3-21-15
12 PM - 4 PM
Ramsey County Emergency Mgmt
1st Floor Conference Room
90 W Plato Blvd
St. Paul, MN

Walk ins welcome, but to pre-register click here.

For facility information only contact: Karma Kumlin-Diers
Ramsey County EM
karma.kumlin-diers@co.ramsey.mn.us
651-266-1013

Thurs 4-9-15
6 PM-10 PM
Richfield CERT and Richfield Amateur Radio Club
Richfield Municipal Center
Bartholomew Room
6700 Portland Avenue
Richfield, MN
Walk ins welcome, but to pre-register click here.
For facility information only contact: Charlie at cobrien@cityofrichfield.org
Tues 4-14-15
6pm – 10pm
Maple Grove Radio Club
Maple Grove Fire Station #2
13450 Maple Knoll Way
Maple Grove, MN
Walk ins welcome, but to pre-register click here. For facility information only contact: Dave n0kbd@arrl.net
Sat 4-18-15
9 AM –
1 PM
Maplewood Fire Station 2
1900 Clarence St.
Maplewood, MN
Walk ins welcome, but to pre-register click here.
For facility information only contact: Howard howard.lund@rcemhs.com
Sat 4-18-15
9 AM -
1 PM
Twin Cities Repeater Club
Open Circle Church
2400 Highland Dr
Burnsville, MN
Walk ins welcome, but to pre-register click here.
For facility information only contact:Brett Knudson
n0bak@arrl.net
cell 651-271-1843
Sat 4-25-15  8:30 AM -
12:30 PM
North Hennepin Community College - Center for Business and Technology Building - Room CBT 181A
7411 85th Ave N.
Brooklyn Park, MN
REGISTRATION REQUIRED
763-424-0880
$ 10 Fee
(REGISTRATION REQUIRED - class subject to cancellation if too few register)
Sat 4-25-15
9 AM –
1 PM
SEMARC
Zion Lutheran Church
8500 Hillside Trail S
Cottage Grove, MN
REGISTRATION REQUIRED by clicking on this link.
For assistance in registering or for facility information, contact Dave at 612-250-3417 or
finster99@comcast.net
Thurs 5-7-15
6 PM – 10 PM
Hennepin County Emergency Management
Hennepin County Public Works - EOC Room
1600 Prairie Dr.
Medina, MN
Walk ins welcome, but to pre-register click here.
For facility information only contact: Mike Ostlund Michael.ostlund@hennepin.us
Sat 5-9-15
12PM – 4PM 
Anoka County Emergency Mgmt
Blaine City Hall
10801 Town Square Dr.
Blaine, MN
(Radisson Road and 109th Ave North)
Walk ins welcome, but to pre-register click here.
For facility information only contact: Dave Runkle   
763 -784 -4384
drunkle@astrorat.com

 

 

The National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen office offers Skywarn training courses for those outside the Twin Cities Metro area.

UCARS Online Spotter Training - This year this class is an experiment. It's not recognized by eSpotter yet!

Spotter Network Training - this will qualify you to report via Spotter Network. You must complete and pass the Spotter Network's own quiz to earn reporting rights on the network.

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  • MSW Activating standby net at this time
    *-* *Dave Johnson N0KBD* *dav...@gmail.com* *http://www.davidearljohnson.com*
  • Spotter Activation Likely on Sunday
    DAY ONE...OVERNIGHT. ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. SEVERE WEATHER POTENTIAL IS LOW BUT HEAVY RAINFALL IS POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY. THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO BE ONGOING SUNDAY MORNING WITH A BRE
  • Fwd: [k0mpx-alert] 8pm Update
    Mcleod County, Meeker, and Kandiyohi are under the gun right now, Stearns county should be getting ready to go if you haven't already. Tornadoes still being reported in Alexandria lakes area. Current trends show that this line will continue working NNE over time. Storms are most likely to go tor
  • 05/17 17:43 NET SECURED
    Net Secured. No further severe weather anticipated....K5SIM
  • 05/17 15:37 INFORMAL NET
    Going to an informal net at the request of the NWS....K5SIM
  • 05/03 18:17 NET SECURED
    NWS has canceled spotter activation. Severe weather threat has diminished for the evening. Nets secured. Please use alternate report methods if you have any reportable conditions for now....KD0PIW
  • Flood Warning issued May 22 at 10:10AM CDT until May 26 at 1:00PM CDT by NWS
    ...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in Minnesota.. Mississippi River Near Fort Ripley affecting Morrison and Crow Wing Counties .Heavy rainfall late last week and over this past weekend has resulted in river rises in the Mississippi River Basin. The
  • Flood Warning issued May 22 at 10:09AM CDT until May 24 at 1:00PM CDT by NWS
    ...The flood warning continues in Minnesota on the Two River River... * Hallock...on the Two Rivers River...in Kittson County .The river continues to slowly recede from last weekends rainfall runoff and releases from Lake Bronson. Dry weather is expected trhough Sunday and will allow the steady fall to continue. This forecast is for a 7-day period...the highest stage indicated

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