Dubois County EMA to Host Severe Weather Spotter Training in March


JASPER -- The Dubois County Emergency Management Agency, in conjunction with the National Weather Service in Louisville, KY, will host Severe Weather Spotter Training on March 16, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. EDT Vincennes University Jasper Campus Classroom Building Lecture Hall 850 College Avenue Jasper, IN 47546. 

The training is free of charge and is open to anyone across the region including weather spotters, emergency responders, and the general public. 

The topics covered will include identifying and reporting severe weather, severe weather safety, severe weather climatology, thunderstorm types, and the related threats. Joe Sullivan, Warning Coordinating Meteorologist with the National Weather Service Office in Louisville, KY will be conducting the training. 

Registration is not required to attend.

 Also, the Indiana Department of Homeland Security has provided a limited number of NOAA Weather Radios for distribution to Dubois County residents that are not equipped with an Emergency Alert Weather Radio. These weather radios have been programmed for local use and provide timely hazard information such as severe weather watches and warnings. 

While attending the Weather Spotter Training, qualified Dubois County residents can pick up a weather radio free of charge while supplies last. 

For more information, please contact: Tammy Humbert, Director Dubois County Emergency Management Agency 602 Main Street Jasper, IN 47546 (812) 482-2202 [email protected]