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Online Training

Online Spotter Training
Online spotter training provided by the NWS Indianapolis.
(High-speed Internet connection required.)
(Not a substitute for live, in-person NWS Spotter Training.)
Additional Online Spotter Training
NWS-recommended online spotter training provided through the COMET program of the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research.

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

GRLevel3
An excellent live weather radar and storm tracking software package (GRLevel 3).  Used by TCARES EC/AECs/Net Controls.  Highly recommended!

InterWARN
InterWARN turns your regular internet connection into your own automated personal wire service for National Weather Service watches, warnings and statements including Storm Prediction Center watches and outlooks, and advisories from the National Hurricane Center. InterWARN's completely customizable and interactive interface allows you to get the information YOU want with options that include visual and audio alarms as well as the ability to save, print, e-mail, and page all incoming weather information.

Weather Links

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


Online Storm Reporting
This link will take you to the Submit a Storm Report page for the National Weather Service Indianapolis. Simply fill in the appropriate dialog boxes with the proper information; date, time, location of the event, select the event from the list, add any additional details you think the NWS should know in the "Additional Details" box, and lastly, include your contact information. When you submit your report, it will immediately alarm on computers in the NWS office.

Central Indiana Skywarn (CISW)

NWS Indianapolis - Watches, Warnings and Advisories
Severe weather summary page provided by the NWS Indianapolis.

NWS Indianapolis - Local and National Severe Weather
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 Net
VoIP WX combines the resources of IRLP and EchoLink to provide support to the National Hurricane Center.

SKYWARN National Home Page

Virtual Tour of WFO Indianapolis