The monthly VE testing location has moved. February and future VE testing sessions will be held at the Red Cross building, 220 Oak Creek Drive. Testing sessions are held the first Thursday of each month at 6:30 pm.
VE exams will be held on Wednesday, November 1st at 6:30 pm in room 109 of Krueger Hall.
The October 5, VE exam has been canceled due to the closing of Northside Cafe. The team is actively looking for a new location. Stay tuned!
Don’t forget that WeatherFest and Spotter Training is this coming weekend, April 1. It is an all-day event (starting about 9). Spotter training is at 14:30, but you will want to be there earlier for the Severe Weather Seminars starting at 12:30.
For more information see: http://snr.unl.edu/cpsws/index.asp
The annual storm spotter training will be held April 1 in conjunction with the 17 annual Central Plains Severe Weather Symposium. It is being held this year at the Nebraska Innovation Campus located at 2021 Transformation Dr (https://goo.gl/maps/FaLRn8dQkTP2).
The severe weather seminars start at 12:30 with the spotter training at 14:30.
State spotter certification will be offered for those who need it. If you passed the state spotter credentials in 2013 or before, you will need to re-certify. State certification is good for three years. In addition to attending the April 1 training, new and renewed spotters must complete two online courses and take the written exam in order to receive the state credentials.
Online courses are available at http://www.meted.ucar.edu/training_course.php?id=23. You will need to complete the modules titled: Role of SKYWARN® Spotters
and SKYWARN® Spotter Convective Basics. Be sure to send the certificate of completion to firstname.lastname@example.org.