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thinkSAFE: Flood Safety Information

Learn about flood safety in regards to campus how we handle flood hazards.

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Weather Auto Safety Tips

Winter weather in the southeast United States can bring a myriad of troubles for drivers. Hazards, such as ice on roadways, snow, freezing rain or even dense fog, can complicate your travel. Follow these safety tips from the staff of UTC Emergency Services. Know the weather forecast by checking the National Weather Service at gov/mrx/ Have your vehicle inspected for battery life (cold cranking amps), brakes, tire treads, antifreeze,

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Winter Storm Safety Tips

Should an inclement weather closure, UTC Emergency Services has plans to react appropriately based on the severity of the winter storm, but there are several simple measures students and faculty can do to prepare for such an occurrence…

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Tornado Safety Tips

Storm systems with a high likelihood of spawning tornadoes can disrupt the normal operating schedule even if no tornadoes directly hit the campus. Example of this occurred in 2017 when campus elected to close based on information given to us via the National Weather Service (NWS).

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Serious Survival for Serious Weather

What do you do when severe weather heads your way? Don’t wait! Get prepared! Here is what you need to do: Be Alert! Make sure you sign up for UTC Alerts.  A UTC Alert is only issued if there is an emergency affecting our campus.  This means you will only receive an alert when a severe weather warning has been issued for our specific area.  Once an alert is issued, another