The agency has several members that are trained weather spotters by the National Weather Service. They volunteer during severe weather to go to designated locations around the county and watch for changing or dangerous weather. The spotters then report back to the Emergency Operation Center what they observe in order to provide information which can be relayed to the National Weather Service or local authorities.
The weather spotters attend yearly training seminars provided by the National Weather Service.
The Emergency Operations Center also communicates directly with local ham radio volunteers who report severe weather events which can be appropriately relayed.