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Severe Weather Spotter Training & Health and Safety Expo

Date: April 26, 2017 Time: 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Event Description
Severe Weather Spotter Training & Health and Safety Expo
Wednesday April 26, 2017
Lincoln-Way West High School
(Performing Arts Center – West Side of Campus)
21701 Gougar Road New Lenox, IL 60451


Health and Safety Expo 5:00pm-7:00pm
Severe Weather Spotter Training 7:00pm-8:30pm


The Village of New Lenox, in partnership with the New Lenox Safe Communities America Coalition and collaborative partners, are proud to announce the 2017 New Lenox Severe Weather Spotter Training / Health and Safety Expo.  The event will be held on Wednesday April 26, 2017 at Lincoln-Way West High School, 21701 Gougar Road New Lenox, IL 60451 in the Performing Arts Center.  

The FREE Health and Safety Expo will be held from 5:00pm to 7:00pm just outside the Performing Arts Center.  Visit approximately 50 organizations from the health, safety, fitness, preparedness and emergency response industries.   Attendees will have the opportunity to receive free literature, giveaways, and health screenings while visiting the tables.  

The FREE Severe Weather Spotter Training will be held from 7:00pm to approximately 8:30pm.   The training provides those in attendance with information on what to look for during severe weather season.  Attendees will learn about:
  • Thunderstorms – lightning, hail, damaging winds, flash flooding and tornadoes;
  • Facts and myths about severe weather hazards that impact our area;
  • Advisories, watches, and warnings; 
  • How and where weather spotters can report information from the safety of their homes; and 
  • Steps that can be taken to prepare for severe weather.

This program is perfect for students (middle school and up), parents, scouting groups, amateur radio operators, emergency services, public works, police, fire, schools and anyone else wishing to learn about severe weather. 

For planning purposes, please register via Eventbrite https://basic_spotter_tng_lwwest.eventbrite.com   Those in attendance will also receive a chance to win some great preparedness-related prizes as well!


Event Location
Lincoln-Way West High School
(Performing Arts Center – West Side of Campus)
21701 Gougar Road New Lenox, IL 60451
Date/Time Information
Wednesday April 26, 2017
Health and Safety Expo 5:00pm-7:00pm
Severe Weather Spotter Training 7:00pm-8:30pm
Contact Information
Dan Martin, Safe Community Coordinator - 815-462-6493
Fees/Admission
Free!
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