SKYWARN

Denis Cavenaugh of the National Weather Service at a recent storm spotter class in Delta County.
Cindy Roller / Cooper Review

The National Weather Service in Fort Worth recently offered a storm spotter training program in Delta County in preparation for the 2015 severe weather season.

Mayor Scotty Stegall assists with a tractor to install the new reconditioned weather sirens.
Jim Butler / Cooper Review

Preparations for the severe weather season have begun. Klondike Volunteer Fire Chief Jerry Wood is ready this year with a newly installed weather siren.

The National Weather Service in Fort Worth wants to the public prepare for the 2015 severe weather season. A free class of the SKYWARN severe weather program will be held on Thursday, January 15, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at City Hall in Sulphur Springs and is held in partnership with Hopkins County Emergency Management and Sulphur Springs Police Department.

National Weather Service

The free class teaches people how to interpret severe weather events.

KETR

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. 

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.

Weather spotters to receive training locally

Jan 30, 2012

PARIS - The annual SKYWARN storm spotter training class returns to Northeast Texas for 2012 with a stop this evening in Lamar County.