Ward County Skywarn

Who Are SKYWARN Severe Weather Spotters?

SKYWARN spotters in North Dakota consist mostly of emergency response officials and amateur radio operators. This is a volunteer public service. Each year our Spotters donate their time and equipment to help the NWS issue severe weather warnings.

NWS Bismarck SKYWARN    Ward County RACES    Souris Valley Amateur Radio Club    Ward County Emergency Management

    The Basics of Storm Spotting   NWS Basic Storm Spotter Field Guide

NWS Advanced Storm Spotter Field Guide    Weather Glossary for Storm Spotters  The Online Tornado FAQ 

  Spotter Safety Guide

Spotter Safety Guide - Final Do's and Don'ts     Reporting Criteria for Severe Weather    weather.com - North Central US Thunderstorm Fcst /

NWS Storm Spotter Training slide show - (23mb download)    DakotaSkiesFall2008.pdf

Radar sites

NWS Radar Minot ND   NWS Radar Bismarck, ND   NWS/FAA Radar Watford City, ND    Cloud seeder Stanley:RADAR   Radar page: RAP Real-Time Weather

Other weather sites.

Souris Valley Amateur Radio Club Weather page    Storm Prediction Center Forecast    North Dakota Weather Page     GOES Sounding Fields

Satellite sites

Visible Satellite   IR Satellite    Satellite page: RAP Real-Time Weather    7-Day Forecast for Minot,ND     TV/Radio Stations

KXMC Weather   KMOT - Weather    910AM Country KCJB    97 KICKS FM    Mix 99.9  1390AM Oldies