National Weather Service

As part of the University's StormReady University designation, USF offers the National Weather Service's SKYWARN Spotter Trainings to the USF community. These courses provide valuable knowledge on severe weather attributes and reporting information. Participants who successfully complete the courses may seek certification as National Weather Service Storm Spotters. The following link provides both in-person and online training opportunities available to the west central and southwest Florida areas.

Please send certificates to in order to receive credit in GEMS.