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2011 Collin County Skywarn and Hazardous Weather Conference

Sunday, January 30th, 2011 5:36pm CST

On Saturday, January 29, 2011 PlanoWeather.com attended the Collin County Skywarn and Hazardous Weather Conference. The full day annual event is free and open to the public. This year’s event welcomed close to 400 attendees and included speakers from CBS11 TV, NWS Meteorologists, Prepared in Plano, Collin County ARES, plus exhibitors. Topics discussed included Weather Safety, Flood Safety, the use of social media in weather reporting, two Basic Spotter sessions, and two Advanced Spotter sessions.

If you missed the Collin County event, the National Weather Service in Ft. Worth will be conducting spotter training sessions across North Texas through the end of March. For details: or

A big thank you to everyone involved in the organization of this great event!