NWS Chicago Storm Spotter Training 2024 - Oglesby, IL

Wednesday, February 21, 2024 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

NWS Chicago is pleased to host in-person Storm Spotter training sessions from winter to spring 2024!

The in-person training will cover severe weather hazards including thunderstorms and tornadoes, safety concerns, planning for and anticipating severe thunderstorms, general storm structure and movement, and identification of important storm features.

  • All sessions last about 2 hours.
  • They are free and open to the public.
  • Classes are appropriate for all ages. Ages 10 and up will likely get the most out of the training.
  • Pre-registration is required for some but not all in-person sessions. Registration information, if needed, is included when clicking on a date and location in the calendar below. 
  • You may attend a class offered by any NWS office, regardless of where you live.
  • A few additional training sessions may be added over the coming weeks. 

The calendar, which includes time, location and any registration information, can be found at www.weather.gov/lot/spotter_talk