You can change your location here. This is especially useful if you have
become mobile, or if you report from different portions of your area
- Create Report
When you click Create Report, you can report Severe Weather or Winter
When you click Messages, you can review messages that require your
attention. You can also click "More Messages" in the right hand menu. An
example of the the right hand menu can be seen to the right. The "Recent
Messages" shows your login name, you county location and your NWS County
Warning Area. If you need to change any of these items, please click on
Location in the top menu.
- Log Out
Well, what can we say about this one? It allows you to log out of the
eSpotter system. Please avoid closing the browser to log out. Formally
logging out will make sure that you are properly removed from the active
eSpotter list kept by the system.
In the upper right hand portion of the main menu is a report status
indicator. Check out the example seen on the right.
It is a simple indicator of the number of reports you have submitted.
When the report is receive by your local NWS office, the received indicator
changes to reflect the report. The Status indicator also reports which NWS
office you are connected to.
a message is sent to you, the Weather Report Status indicator will change.
It will look similar to the graphic on your right. Click on "Read" and you
will be transported to the Messages section of
Lets take a look at the center part of the main menu.
Main Menu (center)