We have National Weather Service trained storm spotters in the field during severe weather that report to the NWS and local EMA office during weather situations such as tornadoes,hail,flooding and other types of weather scenarios. We will also man shelters in severe weather outbreaks and assist with communications and other types of support.
Become a certified storm spotter
Here is the link for the NWS in Birmingham, AL Skywarn training. This will help to introduce you to the world of storm spotting.