To become a Skywarn Spotter all you need to do is take a short course in Storm Spotting. These courses are offered online and locally for free by the National Weather Service. The National Weather Service in Greenville / Spartanburg requires that any person wishing to become Skywarn Spotter Certified to be at least 18 years of age.
Take the course online at: https://www.meted.ucar.edu/training_course.php?id=23
Current courses offered locally:
What: Basic & Advance Skywarn Spotter Courses
When: Feb 18, 2017 starting at 10:00 AM
Where: Salvation Army 501 Archdale Dr, Charlotte