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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.

Classes run February through May 2016.

2016 Location Contact # Students for pre-registration
Sat 2-27-16
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
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Wed 3-2-16
6PM - 10PM
City of Minneapolis Office of Emergency Mgmt
Emergency Operations Training Facility
25 37th Ave NE
Fridley, MN
Walk ins welcome, but to pre-register click here.
For facility information only contact:Ken.Boelter@minneapolismn.gov
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Sat 3-5-16
9:30AM - 1:30PM
Twin Cities FM Club
Ridgedale Public Library - RHR Room
12601 Ridgedale Dr Minnetonka, MN
(Behind Ridgedale Shopping Center)
Walk ins welcome, but to pre-register click here. For facility information only contact: Earl Jarosh
earl@jarosh.org
763-545-3275
100
Sat 3-12-16
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
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Mon 3-14-16
6PM - 10PM
Radio City
2663 County Rd I
Mounds View, MN
REGISTRATION REQUIRED - seating for 15
Dan Fish
radiocty@skypoint.com
763-786-4475
NA
Wed 3-16-16
6 PM – 10 PM
Carver County Gov Center
600 East 4th Street
Chaska, MN
Walk ins welcome, but to pre-register click here. For facility information only contact:
Mark Jones jozu.jones@gmail.com
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Sat 3-19-16
9 AM –
1 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
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Sat 3-19-16
9 AM –
1 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: Howard howard.lund@rcemhs.com 40
Sat 4-2-16
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
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Thurs 4-7-16
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
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Tues 4-12-16
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: Linda kd0ngs.linda.m@centurylink.net 763-521-4362 40
Sat 4-16-16
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
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Sat 4-23-16
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
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Thur 4-28-16
6 PM -
10 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: Howard howard.lund@rcemhs.com 40
Sat 4-30-16
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
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Thurs 5-5-16
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
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Sat 5-14-16
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
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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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    Hi everyone - I hope the thaw we had this past week got you in the mood for spring! Our Skywarn classes will start in just 3 weeks! We have 17 classes this year. The list can be found here. https://metroskywarn.org/class-schedule The calendar view can be found here: https://metroskywarn.org/s
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    MNZ060-062-063-067>069-WIZ015-023-020115- /O.NEW.KMPX.WS.W.0001.160202T1500Z-160203T1200Z/ HENNEPIN-RAMSEY-WASHINGTON-SIBLEY-CARVER-SCOTT-BARRON-ST. CROIX- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MINNEAPOLIS...ST. PAUL...STILLWATER... GAYLORD...CHASKA...SHAKOPEE...RICE LAKE...HUDSON 1111 AM CST MON FEB 1 2016
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    If you are planning on doing any travel, please check the forecast !! URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN 1111 AM CST MON FEB 1 2016...SIGNIFICANT TRAVEL IMPACTS DUE TO SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW EXPECTED FOR MUCH OF CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN MINNESOTA AND
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    Cells in the area have weakened. We are going to a standby mode. No further severe weather anticipated tonight....K5SIM
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    NWS Has asked us to activate for cells in and around the metro. Informal net up shortly....K5SIM
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    The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Anoka, Hennepin and Ramsey county valid till 0500 this morning...K6AAC

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