Spotter training classes offered at New London High School

The Henry County Emergency Management, in partnership with the National Weather Service, will be hosting a Weather Spotter Class on Tuesday, March 20, at 6:30 p.m. The Class will be held at the New London High School Auditorium at 106 W. Wilson St., New London.

The class is free and open to the public.

Spotter training classes cover severe weather hazards including thunderstorms and tornadoes. This includes the general structure and movement of severe thunderstorms, identification of important storm features and safety concerns.

All classes are conducted by the National Weather Service Quad Cities office and last about two hours.

They are free and open to the public.

Classes are appropriate for all ages, but ages 10 and up will likely get the most out of the training.

Preregistration is not required.