Severe weather preparedness training offered

    PAW PAW - With the start of the 2018 severe weather season drawing closer, interested individuals can be prepared by attending the Van Buren County Skywarn Training session, Saturday, March 10, from 2 to 4 p.m. at Paw Paw High School, 30609 Red Arrow Highway.
    James Maczko of the National Weather Service, Grand Rapids, will present the program. Maczko brings with him a vast amount of information concerning this program and other related severe weather information, according to Lt. Robert Kirk, Director, Office of Domestic Preparedness, Van Buren County Sheriff's Office.    
    Training is free and typically lasts about two hours.
    Participants will learn:
    •Basics of thunderstorm development;
    •Fundamentals of storm structure;
    •Identifying potential severe weather features;
    •Information to report;
        •How to report information, and,
    •Basic severe weather safety.
    For more information, contact Kirk at (269) 657-7786 or Paul Reissmann at (269) 621-6138.
    The training is sponsored by the Office of Domestic Preparedness, Van Buren Co. Sheriff's Office, National Weather Service, Grand Rapids, MI, and Van Buren County ARES/ RACES.
 

The Courier-Leader & Paw Paw Flashes

The Courier-Leader & Paw Paw Flashes
32280 E. Red Arrow Hwy. • P.O. Box 129
Paw Paw, MI 49079
(269) 657-5080

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