Skywarn Severe Weather Reporter Training 2016

Each Spring, the National Weather Service conducts free training for Skywarn Severe Weather Reporting volunteers.  These sessions are hosed by the Holland Amateur Radio Club and the Kent County RACES group.  This year's session will be presented at the Jenison Fine Arts Center located at the Jenison Hight School Campus, 8375 20th Avenue, Jenison, Mi

The photo below shows volunteers gathering for last year's presentation.

  

  

Please Submit Reports to the NRS on All:

  • Tornadoes
  • Funnel Clouds
  • Waterspouts
  • Wall Clouds
  • Shelf Clouds
  • Hail
  • Storm Damage
  • Flooding
  • Heavy Rainfall
  • Winter Weather

Hail Size Reporting Chart

  • Pea -- 0.25"
  • Plain M&M -- 0.50"
  • Penny -- 0.75"
  • Nickel -- 0.88"
  • Quarter -- 1.00"
  • Half Dollar -- 1.25"
  • Ping Pong  -- 1.50"
  • Golf Ball -- 1.75"
  • Lime -- 2.00"
  • Tennis Ball -- 2.50"
  • Baseball -- 2.75"
  • Large Apple -- 3.00"
  • Softball -- 4.00"
  • Grapefruit -- 4.50"

National Weather Service --- Grand Rapids Michigan

Contact Information  -- Spotter Reporting  -- www.weather.gov/grandrapids

Spotter Reporting Number:  1-800-647-3836

Submit Reports on the Web:  www.weather.gov/grr/spotter

 

National Weather Service --- Internet Resources

  

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