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Madison County OEM/NWS Offers
SkyWarn Spotter Training at Cazenovia
Public Library in April
MADISON COUNTY PRESS RELEASE
Madison County Office of Emergency Management (OEM) and the National Weather Service (NWS) will be delivering a
basic SKYWARN Spotter Course April 12, 2018 at 6:30pm at the Cazenovia Public Library.
Objective: To train storm spotters about severe weather and what to report to the National Weather Service (NWS) and
Emergency Management relating to severe thunderstorms, tornados, hail and lightning.
Topics Include: Information on SKYWARN and its goal, the NWS mission and the importance of spotters and ground truth
reports and examples of how spotters can help forecasters warn the public; thunderstorms hazards, thunderstorm
ingredients, downbursts, supercells, tornados, hail, squall lines, bow echoes, derechos and lightning, severe weather
safety and terminology, how to get severe weather information and procedures for reporting severe weather to the NWS.
Who Should Attend: Individuals who are interested in becoming SKYWARN weather spotters, feeding valuable
information to the National Weather Service. The class is free and open to everyone, no age requirements or previous
training is required. To register go to: https://goo.gl/forms/7hDWYepula2AdUCs2
For more information see: weather.gov/bgm If you have questions please email EM@madisoncounty.ny.gov or call
Madison County Sheriff's Deputies Charge
Morrisville Man With Welfare Fraud, Other
MCSO PRESS RELEASE
On March 14, 2018, Madison County Sheriff’s Office Investigators arrested Russell S. Smith, age 52 of 23 Union
Street, Morrisville, New York and charged him with Welfare Fraud in the 4th degree (Class E Felony), Grand Larceny in
the 4th degree (Class E Felony) and Offering a False Instrument for Filing in the 1st degree (Class E Felony). It is
alleged that when Smith applied for public assistance, he intentionally submitted false documentation to the Madison
County Department of Social Services. Smith failed to disclose that he was employed and that he earned an income. As
a result of this fraudulent act, between September 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017 Smith was paid $1272.00 in public
assistance that he would not have been paid if he had not falsified the documentation. Smith was issued an appearance
ticket directing him to appear at the Town of Lenox Court on April 17, 2018.