2016 Severe Weather Spotter Training

    Posted: 3/8/2016

    Franklin County Emergency Management and Homeland Security (FCEM&HS) and The Ohio State University Emergency Management held the annual Tornado and Severe Weather Spotter on Saturday, March 5, 2016 at The Fawcett Center.  The seminar, led by meteorologists from the NWS Forecast Office in Wilmington, Ohio, provided specialized training to citizens, public safety officers and emergency management personnel in how to spot, report and prepare for tornadoes and other severe spring weather conditions in Franklin County. Over 200 people attended the event and gained a better understanding of storm structure and how to distinguish tornadoes from look-alikes.