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The National Weather Service hosts a series of Severe Storm Spotter/Weather Safety training classes. The classes are free and open to everyone.

WHO CAN BE A SPOTTER: To be a spotter, the NWS prefers that you are at least in high school.

SCHEDULE:​ http://www.weather.gov/lsx/schedule

REGISTRATION: Registration for the classes is not necessary, unless that is specifically stated in the schedule.



The Interagency Security Committee (ISC) is pleased to present five (5) new independent study courses on the ISC:

1) IS-1170 – Introduction to the Interagency Security Committee (ISC)

Introduces the history of the ISC, its mission, organization, and a basic overview of the ISC Risk Management Process (RMP)

2) IS-1171 – Overview of Interagency Security Committee (ISC) Publications

Discusses the ISC standards, policies, and recommendations that support the RMP

3) IS-1172 – Risk Management Process for Federal Facilities - Facility Security Level (FSL) Determination

Shows the process for determining the Facility Security Level (FSL) for a Federal facility

4) IS-1173 – (FOUO) Levels of Protection (LOP) and Application of the Design-Basis Threat (DBT) Report (U)

Covers the process for determining an appropriate Level of Protection (LOP) and how to apply the Design-Basis Threat (DBT) Report; and

5) IS-1174 – Facility Security Committees (FSCs)

Explains Facility Security Committee operations and decision-making process.

These courses supersede the old IS-890, IS-891, IS-892, and IS-893 ISC courses, which are no longer available.

The new courses are offered free of charge through the Federal Emergency Management Agency Emergency Management Institute (FEMA/EMI) and are accessible at three locations:

  1. The ISC DHS website;
  2. The ISC HSIN portal; and
  3. FEMA/EMI’s independent study course catalog.