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The Metro Skywarn 2016 Training Season has completed.

There are no more training classes for the Minneapolis/St. Paul 7-county metro area for 2016. Look for the 2017 calendar in early February. Sign up for the MSWInfo email mailing list to be notified when the class schedule is posted. You can also watch for the class schedule in the February 2017 Newsletter.

If you would like to review the slide presentation used in training, please visit the NWS Training Presentation.

Any questions, email training@metroskywarn.org.

The class schedule is also available on a Google calendar.

Other Training Opportunities

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 class is an experiment. It's not recognized for certification by Metro Skywarn or the National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen office.

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 their network.

Contact Metro Skywarn Help

Please contact Metro Skywarn with any questions, concerns, or suggestions regarding the Website, information presented here, or about training and education outreach. This form is not for storm reports! To make an online storm report, visit the NWS.

Someone will get back to you within a few days.

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