Weather spotter training announced

From Local Sources

JASPER — The Dubois County Emergency Management Agency, in conjunction with the National Weather Service in Louisville, will host severe weather spotter training at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 9, at Vincennes University Jasper Campus’ Classroom Building Lecture Hall, 850 College Ave., Jasper.

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, will conduct the training.

Registration is not required to attend. For more information, contact Dubois County Emergency Management Agency Director Tammy Humbert at 812-482-2202 or

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