Sioux Falls S.D. (KELO AM) - As part of Severe Weather Awareness Week activities, the National Weather Service and Emergency Management offices from Minnehaha County, Lincoln County, and the City of Sioux Falls are partnering to offer a severe weather awareness training session on Monday, April 21, 2014, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Washington Pavilion.
The program will review weather safety procedures, storm spotting fundamentals, how to report severe weather observations, and historical systems that have affected the region.
The session is open to area first responders and the general public at no cost. No registration is necessary.
Todd Heitkamp, National Weather Service, 330-4247
Lynn DeYoung, Minnehaha County Emergency Management, 367-4290
Harold Timmerman, Lincoln County Emergency Management, 764-5746
Regan Smith, Sioux Falls Emergency Management, 367-8753
For more information, go to the National Weather Service website at www.crh.noaa.gov/fsd/spottercalendar.php.