Emergency Management News

Advanced SKYWARN severe weather spotter training will be offered Friday, March 12, from 10 a.m. to noon in Eisenberg Hall on the campus of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, 1533 S. Main St., Winston-Salem.

The class will discuss how and why types of storms 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 and the Forsyth County Office of Emergency Management. 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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