Tornadoes

Read: How to Create an Effective Tornado Protocol for Your Campus

How to Create an Effective Tornado Protocol for Your Campus

Schools should conduct hazard analyses, space calculations and site assessments so everyone on campus can locate the best available tornado sheltering options.

Read: Hazard Mitigation: College Emergency Response Planning 101

Hazard Mitigation: College Emergency Response Planning 101

Creating a college-specific plan and working with local jurisdictions can greatly improve emergency management and hazard mitigation efforts on your campus.

Read: NWS Makes Texas High School The First ‘Storm Ready’ Campus in State

NWS Makes Texas High School The First ‘Storm Ready’ Campus in State

The National Weather Service recognized the school’s tornado preparedness improvements in June.

Read: Ill. College Receives Severe Weather Certification

Ill. College Receives Severe Weather Certification

Monmouth College’s emergency notification efforts helped it earn its StormReady status.

Read: Neb. School District to Review Severe Weather Procedures

Neb. School District to Review Severe Weather Procedures

The review comes as parents criticize the district for its response to a tornado warning as students were being dismissed.

Read: Severe Weather: More Than Just a Seasonal Threat

Severe Weather: More Than Just a Seasonal Threat

Campus weather preparedness plans, outreach and training must take into account the fact that tornadoes, as well as other weather hazards, can happen at any time.

Weather Warning: Deadly Tornado Clusters More Frequent

A study revealed that the average number of twisters per tornado outbreak has increased significantly since 1954.

Mass Notification Tips from Tornado Country

Officials at the University of Central Florida, all too familiar with severe weather, stay prepared with a state-of-the-art emergency notification system.

Read: 14 Severe Weather Survival Tips

14 Severe Weather Survival Tips

Vulnerability assessments, using safe rooms, following the two-wall rule and planning for students with special needs are just some of the steps your campus must take to prepare for a tornado.

Forecasts, Warnings Saved Hundreds of Lives From Brutal Tornadoes

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