Sarah Nilsson, JD, PhD, MAS
Sarah Nilsson, JD, PhD, MAS

Weather Spotter

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Become A Storm Spotter From Home

 

National Weather Service - Skywarn Weather Spotter

Skywarn

Field Guide

Reporting Procedures

Online Training

 

What to Report

- Flooding

Water that covers roads or threatens property

 

- High Winds

40mph - small trees sway

50mph - large trees sway

60mph - smaller tree branches break - up to 1 inch diameter

70mph - large tree branches break - 1 to 3 inches diameter

80mph - tree uprooted

100mph - large tree trunks snapped

 

- Blowing Dust

Reduced visibilities to one-half mile or less

 

- Hail

(Any Size)

Measure the diameter of the largest hail stone with a ruler

 

- Tornado

Swirling dust on the ground below a funnel cloud

 

How to Report

Phone: 1-888-745-1637

Facebook: facebook.com/NWSFlagstaff

Twitter: @NWSFlagstaff

mPING app

 

CoCoRaHS - rainfall nework

 

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SpotterQuickGuide_san.pdf
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sptr-diagrams.pdf
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spotter_safety.pdf
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Contact Me

Sarah Nilsson, JD, PhD, MAS

 

602 561 8665

 

sarah@sarahnilsson.org

 

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Legal disclaimer 

The information on this website is for educational purposes only and DOES NOT constitute legal advice. While the author of this website is an attorney, she is not your attorney, nor are you her client, until you enter into a written agreement with Nilsson Law, PLLC to provide legal services.

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