Upcoming Training Classes for all CoCoRaHS Observers!
CoCoRaHS Maine kicked off in the Pine State on August 1, 2009. Help us measure precipitation from Kittery Point to Aroostook County as we learn about this wonderful resource that falls from the sky. To join CoCoRaHS in Maine click here: Join CoCoRaHS
Where: at the Gray, ME National Weather Service Office
1 Weather Lane, Rt 231, Gray ME
When: May 25 and June 15, 2016 at 6-7:30 pm
RSVP to Stacie.Hanes@noaa.gov
Hurry! Space is Limited!!
If you wish to notify the National Weather Service of severe weather in your area please call 1-877-633-6772 or file a severe weather report online at NWS Gray Severe Weather Report.
What Do I Need
Each observer will need:
- Enthusiasm and desire to watch the weather.
- Willingness and dedication to take regular daily precipitation measurements, preferably between 6-9 AM.
- To participate in an online or group training session.
- A manual 4-inch rain gauge, available at reasonable cost through a preferred online CoCoRaHS vendor. See CoCoRaHS home page
- Computer with internet access.
- Snow board or flat non-grassy surface in an open area.
- Yard stick or ruler.
I Want To Join....Now What Do I Do
Contact a regional coordinator, or select the application link and enter your information about your location and your contact preferences. You will receive a welcome e-mail with your new CoCoRaHS ID and instructions. As soon as you have a user name, password and a rain gauge, you many enter observations immediately!
How to Join
Training is required for all observers. Initially,the best method for training will be to look through the online training presentations and videos. We will occasionally have face to face group training sessions in your area and these will be listed below when scheduled. If you want to suggest a training location please email one of the state co-coordinators.
Upcoming training us currently scheduled for May 25 and June 15, 2016, at the Gray National Weather Service Office. The training is for new and old observers alike to go over questions and address common mistakes. It will last from 6 to 7:30 PM. Please RSVP to Stacie.Hanes@noaa.gov . Hurry, space is limited!
CoCoRaHS Maine Partners
Thanks to all of our CoCoRaHS partners in <st1:state w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Maine: