Mark Fox

Nickel size hail fell in Cooper just days after the SKYWARN training was performed.
Courtesy Photo / Cooper Review

Delta County Emergency Management recently sponsored an annual SKYWARN Training conducted by the Fort Worth National Weather Service.  This year the program delivered new information as Mark Fox from the NWS taught an advance level class on how storms form and how to identify storm growth in intensity and movement.


FORT WORTH - With less than a few SKYWARN meetings left this season, officials say participation has already exceeded totals from 2011 and set a new record for the program. 

The Lead for Friday, February 24

Feb 24, 2012

Mark Fox with the National Weather Service Office in Ft. Worth speaks to severe weather for 2011, and how to stay safe in 2012. And Kevin Jefferies revisits the record snowfall of February 2010.

Wanted: Aspiring storm spotters to serve region

Feb 22, 2012

GREENVILLE - The local branch of the National Weather Service Office is on pace to exceed last year’s number of storm stoppers trained after a historic severe weather season in 2011.