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Spotter Classes Online

From NWS Nashville

Good Morning!!

Has it been years since you attended a SKYWARN Spotter Class? Do you know someone who loves weather? Looking for something for your community group to do? Well, look no further.

NWS Nashville’s Online SKYWARN spotter classes have returned. Starting Tuesday, February 19th and running through the end of March, you can attend one of our classes online for FREE!

You can sign up right here: https://www.weather.gov/ohx/skywarn

Please feel free to forward this to anyone you feel might be interested. These classes, while designed for Middle TN, are open to ANYONE.

Thanks and we’ll “see you” online!

Scott Unger
NWS Nashville

Submitted by KD4WX

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GOES-16 Satellite

William, KW1LL, passed along this information about the GOES-16 satellite. It is the first lighting mapper in geosynchronous orbit. He thought this could be interesting to club members, especially to those who are involved with severe weather nets. Links below.

http://www.usatoday.com/story/weather/2017/03/06/lightning-detection-satellite/98778554/

http://www.goes-r.gov/mission/firstGLM_images.html