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Anyone here a Skywarn Spotter?

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I keep thinking about going to the class, seeing as I'm outside about 95% of the time in the summer, in all weather conditions, but have never had the time before.

There's a class here next week and I think I'll go, as long as the rain holds off and the schedule allows.

Anyone else here a spotter?

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Everyone in our fire dept are spotters.

The class is actually quite interesting.

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Yes, I am also, they have some good info in the classes.

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Ditto!! I took the class through our Fire Dept. so I am a trained spotter and an amateur meteorologist. I am actually quite the weather nerd so I enjoyed it alot.

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When and where is the class Lawnie?.. Maybe I'll join you?

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I took the class a few years ago. Very interesting.

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Most of the time the classes are offered around or on Severe Weather Awareness Week which was a couple weeks ago. They are typically held at the county office in this area. I've always meant to sign up for one of these classes but have failed to follow through. Seems like it comes and goes quickly and I forget or miss the opportunity. I'm also a weather freak and think it would be fun....just have to get it on the calendar next time.

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Our FD was all set to do the training recently and then we had a, yep, fire. Class to be rescheduled.

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Yep, also a MetroSkywarn trainer. 'Course, my name and avatar kind of gives it away.

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Deitz -

I believe it's next Thursday at 7 pm in Linwood.

My problem is that Jack's first Bantam's baseball game is at the same time. I'm out until next year, unless the game is rained out.

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There's also a number of MetroSkywarn classes still upcoming.

5-9 Saturday

12pm-4pm

Anoka County Radio Club/ARES

Blaine City Hall

10801 Town Square Dr.

Blaine, MN

(Radisson Road and 109th)

5-14 Thursday

6pm-10pm

Ramsey County Public Works Bldg

(Marsden Room)

1425 Paul Kirkwold Dr.

Arden Hills, MN 55112

5-16 Saturday

11am-3pm

Ramsey County Public Works Bldg

(Marsden Room)

1425 Paul Kirkwold Dr.

Arden Hills, MN 55112

6-6 Saturday --Rescheduled from 5-30

9am-1pm

Twin Cities Repeater Club

Open Circle Church

2400 Highland Dr.

Burnsville, MN

You'll get the same training as the rest of the classes, and also get some additional info from the MetroSkywarn folks.

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Nope. Some classes, yes, but not those that I listed.

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Deitz -

May 13 Linwood Township, MN

(Anoka County) 7:00pm CDT Linwood Township Fire Dept. 22817 Typo Creek Drive.

Contact Information: Jim Stockinger: (651) 757-2164

I'm going, Wednesday evening.

I thought it was Thursday, but since it's Wednesday, I don't have a Bantams game to go to.

What do you think?

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