National Weather Service teaches weather spotting with Skywarn

From staff reports

The National Weather Service, Austin/San Antonio forecast office will host a training event to help educate the public on how to decipher and report severe weather events.

Skywarn and FloodAware Seminar will be be presented by NWS and sponsored by the Burnet County Office of Emergency Management.

Topics will include instructions on submitting severe weather reports; how to identify the various weather events as they unfold; the appropriate terminology for specific weather phenomenon; and safety guidelines if caught in the midst of severe weather.

The training program is scheduled from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at the Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Office, 607 N. Vanderveer in Burnet. The event is free and open to the public.

For more information, go to weather.gov/ewx.

Find this public service announcement on page 7A of the Friday, March 1 issue of The Highlander, the newspaper of record for the Highland Lakes. To offer a comment or news tip, email lew@highlandernews.com.

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