UPDATE: Due to concerns over the Coronoavirus, all NWS classes in Western Wisconsin have been canceled.
NWS La Crosse has online classes on March 19 at 10 a.m. and April 21 at 7 p.m. and plan on adding at least two more online sessions.
These severe weather Skywarn spotter training classes, which teach what to look for in clouds to determine what type of severe weather is coming and which direction it's traveling.
Classes typically last a couple of hours and are free.
Stormtracker 18 Meteorologists say this is a great class for not only anyone looking to become a trained weather spotter, but also for anyone who is scared of severe weather and thunderstorms as this class can give you a better understanding of how they work and where to stay up to date with warnings.
The full list of classes currently scheduled are:
Mar. 4- Whitehall at 6:30 p.m. at the Fire Department
CANCELED- Mar. 12- TWO classes in Barron at both 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. at the Courthouse Auditorium
CANCELED- Mar. 26- Township of Wilson at 6:30 p.m. at the Town Hall in Winona County, MN
CANCELED- Mar. 31- Altoona at 3 p.m. at the Fire Department
CANCELED- Mar. 31- Mondovi at 6:30 p.m. at the Roger Martin Community Center
CANCELED- Mar. 31- Eau Claire at 7 p.m. at CVTC Energy Education Center's Commons Room
CANCELED- Apr. 1- Sheldon (Rusk County) at 6 p.m. at the Community Center
CANCELED- Apr. 2- Ladysmith at 6 p.m. at the Fire Hall
CANCELED- Apr. 15- Fort McCoy at 6:30 p.m. at the Whitetail Ridge Ski Chalet
CANCELED- Apr. 20- Loyal at 6:30 p.m. at the Fire Department
CANCELED- Apr. 21- Augusta at 6:30 p.m. at Augusta Memorial Public Library.