Please note the meeting start time of 7 pm!
Join the TCRA as we welcome the National Weather Service to our first April meeting. They will be conducting a basic Skywarn class for all in attencance, where you can receive your spotter certification. Special thanks to Kymm, KY2MMM, who serves as the Skywarn coordinator for Union County, for organizing this event. Any and all are welcomed to join us!
SKYWARN® spotters provide essential information for all types of weather hazards, the main responsibility of a SKYWARN® spotter is to identify and describe severe local storms. In the average year, 10,000 severe thunderstorms, 5,000 floods and more than 1,000 tornadoes occur across the United States. These events threaten lives and property. NWS encourages anyone with an interest in public service and access to communication, such amateur radio, to join the SKYWARN® program. Volunteers include police and fire personnel, dispatchers, EMS workers, public utility workers and other concerned private citizens. Individuals affiliated with hospitals, schools, churches, nursing homes or who have a responsibility for protecting others are also encouraged to become a spotter.