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WEATHER SPOTTERS WANTED: County seeking recruits

January 18, 2012

Post & Mail photo / Robin R. Plasterer

Cathy Broxon-Ball, director of Whitley County Environment Management and Homeland Security prepares for the 2012 annual weather spotter training session in the spotter’s room at the Whitley County Homeland Security office. Broxon-Ball calls out to anyone who would like to become a “weather spotter.”
The 2012 annual weather spotter training will begin at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 6 at the Whitley County Government Center basement training room. The class is two hours long and free of charge. Door prizes are planned.
Last year, 138 spotters were trained by the a member of the National Weather Service.
Weather spotters include police, fire fighters, emergency management service responders, Boy Scouts and amateur radio operators – but it can include anyone who has a desire to watch the skies for threatening weather.
For more information go to www.whitleygov.com.

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