Emergency Management News

Advanced SKYWARN severe weather spotter training will be offered Wednesday, May 20, from 7 to 9 p.m. in Woodland Hall at Triad Park, 9652 W. Market Street, Kernersville.

The class will discuss how and why thunderstorms develop, weather patterns conducive to severe weather, processes necessary for tornado development, the impact of wind shear on storm behavior and the relation of instability to updraft intensity.

The class is free and is sponsored by the National Weather Service, the Forsyth County Office of Emergency Management and Guilford County Emergency Services. For more information, call Michelle Brock with the Office of Emergency Management at 661-6440 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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