New Lenox, IL – Community Gears Up for Free Severe Weather Spotter Training Event


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New Lenox, IL – The Village of New Lenox is hosting a comprehensive Severe Weather Spotter Training, combined with a Health and Safety Expo and a “Touch-a-Truck” event on Wednesday, April 3, 2024, at Lincoln-Way West High School.

According to the New Lenox Safe Community Coalition, this educational experience is open to the public and free of charge, with activities starting at 5:00 PM and running through 8:30 PM.

The evening will kick off with the Health and Safety Expo, where around 50 organizations will share valuable resources and information on health, safety, and emergency preparedness. Concurrently, the “Touch-a-Truck” experience will feature a variety of vehicles for families to explore, along with expert demonstrations. The highlight of the event, the Severe Weather Spotter Training, begins at 7:00 PM in the auditorium, offering insights on severe weather patterns, safety measures, and reporting techniques.
For additional information, attendees can reach out to Daniel Martin, Safe Community Coordinator, at or call (815) 462-6493.


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