Join storm spotters and weather enthusiasts from across the state and region for the 10th
annual Minnesota Severe Storms Conference (formerly the Minnesota Skywarn Workshop). It will be a
full-day severe weather conference designed to train you in spotting
techniques, equip you with information about the latest in weather
technology, and connect you with other Spotter communities from across
Who should attend?
The conference is geared for experienced storm spotters and weather enthusiasts, but is open
to all. If you are interested in further developing your storm spotting skills and meteorological knowledge, this workshop is the perfect place for you. If you are a
public safety official and would like to hear more about the latest
weather technologies that can make your community safer, please join us.
If you simply have a fascination for weather and want to learn more
about it, you are welcome to attend. The Minnesota Severe Storms Conference is intended to give intermediate to advanced skills in the areas of storm identification, severe storms research, spotter operations, storm safety, and the latest technology involving severe weather. If you are new to the spotter community, please be sure to also attend a spotter certification class near you!
Our objective for this conference is to train, equip, and
connect severe storm spotters and weather enthusiasts:
TRAIN... spotters to improve
observational skills, reporting accuracy, and personal safety.
EQUIP... with information about latest tools
& technologies that can serve you in your duties.
CONNECT... Severe Storms enthusiast communities from across the state
to build relationships, encourage participation, and attract newcomers.