The National Weather Service has set their annual storm spotter training meetings for the coming spring storm season.
The meetings, entitled Storm Fury on the Plains, being Tuesday in Altamont. McPherson County's meeting is planned for March 31 at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Building, 122 East Marlin Street. Meetings for Marion and Rice Counties are planned for Feb. 25 and March 1, respectively, in Marion and and Sterling.
The meetings are hosted by local county Emergency Management agencies and last about two hours. They are free and open to anyone with an interest in the weather. The full list of meetings can be found at www.weather.gov/ict/spottertalks.