Emergency Management News

The National Weather Service and the Office of Emergency Management are sponsoring SKYWARN Severe Weather Spotter Training and a review of the recent tornadoes in Clemmons and Greensboro, Tuesday, Oct. 28, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Salem Fine Arts Center of Salem Academy & College, 500 E. Salem Ave.

The class will include how and why buildings fail in high winds; thunderstorm development and severity; recognizing storm and cloud elements; anticipating storm motions, intensity and severity based on cloud structure; and lightning dynamics and threats.

The class is free and is sponsored by the Office of Emergency Management, the National Weather Service, and Salem Academy & College. For more information, call Michelle Brock at 767-6440 or Jeff Orrock with the National Weather Service at (919) 515-8209, ext. 223., or send an e-mail to michelleb@cityofwsfire.org.


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