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Skywarn Spotter Report Criteria Douglas, Coos, and Curry Counties

e:Spotter and the spotter phone number were set up to enable Severe Weather Reporting for NWS Spotters. If you are interested in becoming a NWS spotter, please contact Ryan Sandler. Your severe weather reports reach forecasters in real time and, after quality control, may be included in a Local Storm Report (LSR) product.

To enter a report, please use the 800 number printed on your Skywarn Spotter ID card (BEST/MOST RELIABLE OPTION) OR  
Tornado – All Tornadoes
Funnel Cloud – All funnel clouds, watch
for rotation.
Hail – ½ inch in diameter and larger
Winds – coastal locations: winds greater than 45 MPH.
Inland locations: winds greater than 35 MPH
Wind gusts – Greater of 45 MPH or more.
Heavy Rain – Rainfall rate of ½ inch or more per hour; rainfall of 1” or
more in 12 hours or 1 ½” or more in 24 hours.
Freezing Rain – Any freezing rain.
Heavy snow – 1” or more new snow
Flooding – small stream flooding or near flood and rising
Water ponding in low areas or crossing roadways
Low Visibility – Visibility less than 100 yards for any reason
Earthquakes – when felt
Weather Impacts: Damage, Death or Injury If weather causes
damage, death, or injury, let us know

Skywarn Spotter Report Criteria Jackson and Josephine Counties

Tornado – All Tornadoes
Funnel Cloud – All funnel clouds, watch
for rotation.
Hail – ½ inch in diameter and larger or hail covering the ground.
Winds –Below 3500 ft: winds greater than 35 MPH.
Above 3500 ft: winds greater than 45 MPH.
Wind gusts – Greater of 45 MPH or more.
Heavy Rain – Rainfall rate of ½ inch or more per hour; rainfall of 1” or
more in 12 hours or 1 ½” or more in 24 hours.
Freezing Rain –– Any rain that freezes on contact with the ground or other surfaces.
Heavy snow – Below 3500 ft: 1” or more new snow
Above 3500 ft: 3” or more new snow
Flooding – small stream flooding or near flood and rising
Water ponding in low areas or crossing roadways
Low Visibility – Visibility less than 100 yards for any reason
Earthquakes – when felt
Weather Impacts: Damage, Death or Injury If weather causes
damage, death, or injury, let us know

Skywarn Spotter Report Criteria Klamath, Lake and Modoc Counties

Tornado – All Tornadoes
Funnel Cloud – All funnel clouds, watch for rotation.
Hail – ½ inch in diameter and larger or hail covering the ground.
Winds –Below 5000 ft: winds greater than 35 MPH.
Above 5000 ft: winds greater than 45 MPH.
Wind gusts – Greater of 45 MPH or more.
Heavy Rain – Rainfall rate of ½ inch or more per hour; rainfall of 1” or
more in 12 hours or 1 ½” or more in 24 hours.
Freezing Rain –– Any rain that freezes on contact with the ground or other surfaces.
Heavy snow – Below 5000 ft: 1” or more new snow
Above 5000 ft: 3” or more new snow
Flooding – small stream flooding or near flood and rising
Water ponding in low areas or crossing roadways
Low Visibility – Visibility less than 100 yards for any reason
Earthquakes – when felt
Weather Impacts: Damage, Death or Injury If weather causes
damage, death, or injury, let us know

 

 

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