The National Weather Service office in Midland wants your help this severe weather season.

Over the next several weeks, meteorologists from the forecast office in Midland will be traveling around our area offering free storm spotter training courses.

Skywarn storm spotter reports are an invaluable source of "ground truth" that has enabled the National Weather Service to provide more accurate and timely weather forecasts.

Each session is about two hours long and are free and open to anyone who wants to help out when severe weather strikes. You can find the course nearest you here.