Online Training

Online Spotter Training
NWS-recommended online spotter training provided through the COMET program of the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research.
(Not a substitute for live, in-person NWS Spotter Training.)

Jetstream - Online School for Weather

The National Weather Service has created a series of on-line weather training modules called "JetStream".  The modules cover all types of weather topics and are designed to help educators, emergency managers, or anyone interested in learning about weather and weather safety.

Weather Related Software

An excellent live weather radar and storm tracking software package (GRLevel 3).  Used by TCARES EC/AECs/Net Controls.  Highly recommended!

Weather Links

A list of weather-related web sites that may be useful to ARES members.

Online Storm Reporting
This page will show you how to submit storm reports directly to the National Weather Service in Indianapolis.

Central Indiana Skywarn (CISW)

NWS Indianapolis - Storm Spotter Info
Local and National Severe Weather Information provided by the NWS Indianapolis.

Storm Prediction Center
The SPC issues daily severe weather outlooks, as well as watches as-needed.

Hurricane Watch Net
Meets on 20m in direct support of the National Hurricane Center in Miami.

VoIP WX combines the resources of IRLP and EchoLink to provide support to the National Hurricane Center.