A “Storm Fury On The Plains” started rolling across Kansas in February. National Weather Service meteorologists are spreading out across the state and presenting their annual spring severe weather safety and spotter classes.
The annual “Storm Fury on The Plains” presentations from the Wichita office are underway. The session in Salina is Monday at Salina South High School.
Those who attend will learn the basics of thunderstorm development, storm structure, the features to look for, and where to find them. What, when and how to report information as well as basic severe weather safety are also covered. Storm structure and accurate identification of important cloud features associated with supercell and squall line thunderstorms are also touched on.
The session is a multi-media presentation, which includes detailed video. This spotter class typically take about 1½ to 2 hours, and are open to the public.
The Monday event in Salina is free and open to the public. No prior experience is required, and there is no registration necessary to attend. Anyone who has an interest in severe weather is encouraged to attend.
The “Storm Fury on The Plains” session in Salina begins at 6:30 at the the Salina South High School Theater. Members of the KSAL Severe Weather Team will be there, and will give away a weather radio.