National Weather Service needs your help

By WBNG News

National Weather Service needs your help

April 13, 2013 Updated Apr 13, 2013 at 2:58 PM EDT

(WBNG Binghamton) The National Weather Service in Binghamton will be conducting a Basic SKYWARN (weather spotters) training class on April 23rd from 7:00 to 8:30 PM. 

According to a news release:

The class will be held at the Civil Defense Training Center located at 7220 State Route 54 in Bath, NY.  This class is for beginners or anybody that has a general interest in weather.

This class trains volunteers to report severe weather to the National Weather Service.  The class is free and open to everyone; no age requirements, previous training, or equipment is required.

To register or if you have questions please respond via email to bgm.skywarn@noaa.gov or by calling 607-729-1597 EXT 4.  For more information on this class, including maps of the class locations, or for other classes in our area, please visit us at weather.gov/bgm