Storm spotters save lives during intense weather, but how do you become one

Posted at 11:34 PM, Apr 17, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-18 23:24:32-04

Damaging winds, violent thunderstorms and even tornadoes – spring weather in Michigan can pack a punch.

7 First Alert Meteorologist Keenan Smith will show you how people in metro Detroit are taking their passion for the weather to a higher altitude.

See his special report in the video player above.

Click here to learn more about becoming a storm spotter.