Skywarn Recognition Day

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Join in recognizing all of the Skywarn™ spotters serving our nation by participating in 2022 Skywarn™ Recognition Day (SRD 2022) from 0000Z to 2400Z on Saturday, December 3rd.

Participants should use the SRD 2022 Registration Form to obtain their SRD number and are encouraged to plot their Spotter Location on the SRD 2022 Spotter Map.

SRD 2022 contact log submission may be completed through Google Forms or the Skywarn™ Recognition Day Facebook Page.

The log submission deadline is January 31, 2023.

Event participation certificates will be available at the conclusion of Skywarn™ Recognition Day.

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About Skywarn™ Recognition Day

Skywarn™ Recognition Day was developed in 1999 by the National Weather Service and the American Radio Relay League. It celebrates the contributions that Skywarn™ volunteers make to the NWS mission, the protection of life and property.

Amateur radio operators comprise a large percentage of the Skywarn™ volunteers across the country. The Amateur radio operators also provide vital communication between the NWS and emergency management if normal communications become inoperative.

All Skywarn™ spotters provide critical weather information before, during and after adverse weather strikes. This includes reports of rain and snow, ice and wind, storms and tornadoes, flooding and fire. This is our 24 hours to recognize all of the Skywarn&trade spotters serving our nation! 1

Photos and event statistics from previous SKYWARN Recognition Days are available on the NWS Skywarn™ Recognition Day page


  1. “Skywarn™ Recognition Day”, National Weather Service, accessed November 28 2022, https://www.weather.gov/crh/skywarnrecognition↩︎