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Severe Thunderstorm – Tornado

FEMA Tornado Safety Video

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Severe thunderstorms can produce heavy rain, hail, winds of 58 mph or higher, and tornadoes.

In the event of severe weather, the President, in consultation with Public Safety and Senior Leadership, will determine what protective actions and changes to University operations may be necessary . Appropriate actions may include campus closure, suspension of classes and/or campus events, delayed openings, or continued normal operations. Decisions regarding campus operations will be made as early as possible and communicated via Eagle Alert messages and the University website.


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Last updated: 12/20/2018