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Emergency Management and Communications
117 S. Groesbeck, 2nd Floor, Mount Clemens, MI 48043
(586) 469-5270

Winter Skywarn Training Coming to Macomb County

 

Macomb County Emergency Management has partnered with the National Weather Service to bring a Winter Skywarn Spotter Training opportunity to Macomb County in 2018.

SKYWARN storm spotters are part of the ranks of citizens who form the nation’s first line of defense against severe weather. The National Weather Service encourages anyone with an interest in public service and/or access to communication such as HAM radio to join the SKYWARN program. The Winter Spotter Course is only offered in Macomb County once every three years. The Winter Spotter Course will last roughly an hour and a half.

The course will be conducted at 10 A.M., Saturday, October 27, 2018. This course will be held in the Michigan/Superior Room of the Macomb Intermediate School District building located at 44001 Garfield, Clinton Township, 48038. This will be the only Winter Spotter course offering in Macomb County for 2018. To register for this course, call Macomb County Emergency Management at (586) 469-5270 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday or email registration requests to MCOEM@macombgov.org. Please include the names of those planning on attending. The course is open to all who are interested and there are no age or group affiliation requirements to attend and there is no charge to attend as well.