For those interested in severe weather, a free Storm Spotter Training class will be provided by the National Weather Service and sponsored by your County Office of Emergency Management and CSU Extension office.
The classes will be taught by NWS staff at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 11 at the Archuleta County Extension Office at 344 Highway 84, at the Archuleta County Fairgrounds in Pagosa Springs.
The next class is at 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 12 at the La Plata County Fairgrounds in the county extension building at 2500 Main Ave. in Durango.
Basic storm spotter training starts at 6 p.m. and lasts about two hours. In Durango, an optional one-hour advanced training will follow basic training.
For more information about the National Weather Service storm spotter program and the upcoming classes, go to www.weather.gov/gjt/spotter