Weather spotter class held by NWS


National Weather Service Meteorologist Jeff Sites put on the teacher’s mantle Wednesday night as he conducted a two-hour class training the 48 in attendance in how to be an official weather spotter. Sites said despite all of the agency’s high tech tools, “boots on the ground still help us better understand what we see on radar.”

National Weather Service Meteorologist Jeff Sites put on the teacher’s mantle Wednesday night as he conducted a two-hour class training the 48 in attendance in how to be an official weather spotter. Sites said despite all of the agency’s high tech tools, “boots on the ground still help us better understand what we see on radar.”


Tim Colliver | The Times-Gazette

National Weather Service Meteorologist Jeff Sites put on the teacher’s mantle Wednesday night as he conducted a two-hour class training the 48 in attendance in how to be an official weather spotter. Sites said despite all of the agency’s high tech tools, “boots on the ground still help us better understand what we see on radar.”

National Weather Service Meteorologist Jeff Sites put on the teacher’s mantle Wednesday night as he conducted a two-hour class training the 48 in attendance in how to be an official weather spotter. Sites said despite all of the agency’s high tech tools, “boots on the ground still help us better understand what we see on radar.”
https://www.timesgazette.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/33/2020/02/web1_Jeff-Sites-NWS-1.jpgNational Weather Service Meteorologist Jeff Sites put on the teacher’s mantle Wednesday night as he conducted a two-hour class training the 48 in attendance in how to be an official weather spotter. Sites said despite all of the agency’s high tech tools, “boots on the ground still help us better understand what we see on radar.” Tim Colliver | The Times-Gazette