Updated Skywarn Training Schedule

Skywarn logoThe SKYWARN Training Schedule for 2006 has been updated with sites in Wilmington, Peabody and Gardner added. We will be working on a site on the South Coast of Massachusetts, Northeast Connecticut and interior Southeast Massachusetts. A link to the SKYWARN training schedule, which includes all the sites is listed at the link below:


The schedule also appears below for your conveience

The following is an update on SKYWARN training for 2006. Further updates will be posted on the web site as needed.

06/08/2006 7-10PM Worcester Emergency Management Operations Center
Thurs. 50 Skyline Dr., Worcester, Mass.

06/10/2006 Noon-3PM Wilmington Middle School
Sat. Carter Lane, Wilmington, Mass.

06/17/2006 Noon-3PM Natick Public Training Center (In the Rear of Police/Fire Department Complex)
Sat. 20 East Central Street (Route 135) Natick, Mass.

The training session is open to the public free of charge and is a 90 minute slide show, which covers interpreting basic weather charts and products, along with training on reporting Marine weather observations. The training stresses what types of weather and thresholds should be reported.

For those 16 and older, identification cards are handed out along with a special phone number for reporting directly to the National Weather Service, upon completion of the training.

Respectfully Submitted,

Robert Macedo (KD1CY)
ARES SKYWARN Coordinator
Eastern Massachusetts ARES Section Emergency Coordinator
Pager #: (508) 354-3142
Home Phone #: (508) 994-1875 (After 6 PM)
Home/Data #: (508) 997-4503 (After 6 PM)
Work Phone #: 1-800-445-2588 Ext.: 72929 (8 AM-5 PM)
Email Address: rmacedo@rcn.com

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