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Skywarn class teaches Big Country residents to keep their eyes on the sky

By Jenna Rogers, Reporter, jrogers@ktxs.com
Published On: Feb 23 2013 04:53:13 PM CST
ABILENE, Texas -

Weather enthusiasts attended the Skywarn storm spotter training course this morning at Abilene Christian University.

About 100 became storm spotters or extended their storm spotter education, certified by the National Weather Service.

The class explained how storms form and what to look for during severe weather events.

Participants were given door prizes such as thermometers and rain gauges.

All three KTXS meteorologists were in attendance.

For information on future meetings, click the link below.

Http://www.srh.noaa.gov/sjt/?n=skywarn-schedule2013

According to the NWS in San Angelo, most of these are open to the public. Their phone number is (325) 944-9445.