It will be held Oct. 12 in Taft College Library Cougar Room
This class for the National Weather Service Skywarn spotter training for the Taft area has been rescheduled.
It will be held on Oct. 12 at 7 p.m. at in the Cougar Room at the Taft College Library.
More trained observers are needed to help spot and report severe weather in the Taft area.
Severe weather in Taft is rare but it does occur.
At 4:45 p.m. on Feb. 27, a tornado formed15 miles northeast of Taft.
It was weak, lasted approximately 3 minutes, caused no damage, and was rated EF0.
This was the only tornado in the united states for the month of February this was a confirmed tornado.
This tornado will be discussed in the class.
Everyone who wants to be a storm spotter is invited to attend this class where they will receive the information they need on when and how to report severe weather in the area.
James Brotherton from the National Weather Service will be teaching the class.
All persons interested should email James at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Space is limited.