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Storm Spotter Class set in Sulphur Springs

SKYWARN will be coming to Sulphur Springs for storm spotter class on Thursday, Jan. 15 at City Hall at 7 p.m.

The National Weather Service in Fort Worth wants to the public prepare for the 2015 severe weather season. A free class of the SKYWARN severe weather program will be held on Thursday, January 15, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at City Hall in Sulphur Springs and is held in partnership with Hopkins County Emergency Management and Sulphur Springs Police Department.

This class is free of charge and no pre-registration is necessary. This class is for official storm spotters as well as anyone with an interest in learning more about severe weather. This is a part of an area-wide severe weather preparedness campaign, which will include spotter training sessions across 46 counties in North and Central Texas.

The two hour presentation will be in multimedia format, featuring numerous new pictures of storms, as well as new video from the 2014 severe storm season, with special emphasis on the storms which affected the region in April of last year.