Training given at weather spotter seminar

When the National Weather Service (NWS) puts out a requests for weather spotters, the citizens of Clermont County answer.

More than 100 people attended a weather spotter training seminar at the Grant Career Center in Bethel Feb. 27.

Sponsored by the Clermont County Emergency Management Agency, the training session taught citizens about the different types of cloud formations and weather patterns that may indicate severe weather.

NWS meteorologist Julie Reed spoke about how to spot those severe weather conditions and on ways to help the NWS, located in Wilmington, to warn others about those dangerous conditions.