SKYWARN Resources


As a service to those who have come to depend upon us for their annual Weather Spotter Training, SEMA offers these resources and links in an effort to provide you with vital information to assist in your preparations for severe weather.

Storm Prediction Center Forecast Products
Storm Prediction Center Mesoanalysis Pages
Climate Prediction Center's Hazards Assessment (produced for the coming week)
WFO Technical Forecast Discussions for Illinois
SPC Products Page (Single text page maintained by College of DuPage)
College of DuPage Analysis Products (includes Radar)
NWS Basic Spotter's Guide
NWS Advanced Spotter's Guide
Chuck Doswell's Essay "What is a Tornado?"
An Essay on the History of Storm Spotting
A Digest of Spotter Information (courtesy Milwaukee WI Area SKYWARN)

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by the author and 2016 Sandwich, Illinois
Emergency Management Agency.