Skywarn & Weather

Every Wednesdays at 7:00 PM PT – NorCal SkyWarn Net

This Skywarn net is an open net, everyone is welcome to participate. Come check-in and give your local weather report. This net is on the *SKY_GATE* EcoLink conference. Also, IRLP Ref. 9252. For more information go to 

In the Reno and Sparks NV area. You can check-in on the KA7ZAU repeater system. 146.895 (-) PL tone 100. Anyone can use this repeater to check-in. 

WC-ARES is a SKYWARN partner organization. WC-ARES activates a weather net for amateur radio operators to report severe weather to forecasters to improve warning and forecasts. Any weather activation will be done on the resource net repeater. 147.180 ( +)   PL Tone 107.2. 

The NCO will have the option to move to another repeater as needed.

The National Weather Service (NWS) encourages anyone with an interest in public service to join the SKYWARN® program.  Please find more information about this program at


Remember to always give the three most important parts of a report

US National Weather Service Reno Nevada Facebook

Click on the links below for area weather or this link for the Reno Office

 NWS Forecast Office Reno, NV

Reno Tahoe International Airport (KRNO) 7-Day Forecast 39.53N 119.75W ( 

3 Miles S. Spanish Springs NV 7-Day Forecast 39.58N 119.71W ( 

2 Miles WSW Spanish Springs NV (Sun Valley) 7-Day Forecast 39.6N 119.74W (