With severe weather season beginning, itís a good time for residents to refresh their skills and knowledge about springtime dangers, a local emergency management official said Wednesday.

The National Weather Service is planning its annual storm spotter training 7 p.m. Tuesday at Celebration Hall at the Franklin County Fairgrounds, 17th and Elms streets, Ottawa, Vickie Eckard, Franklin County Emergency Management coordinator, said.

The educational event is open to the public.