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Tornado spotting class is Wednesday

Published: March 28, 2014 4:00 AM

The Portage Amateur Radio Club, Inc. and The Portage County Office of Emergency Management are sponsoring a class in tornado spotting and reporting.

"Skywarn" will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the cafeteria of Maplewood Career Center, 7075 S.R. 88 in Ravenna.

The class will be presented by Gary Garnet of the Cleveland Office of the National Weather Service and will include information on reporting tornados and understanding how watches and warnings are issued by the Weather Service.

This class also counts as a refresher course for registered spotters. The class is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact Joanne Solak, KJ3O, at 330-274-8240.

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