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Where Am I Safe During Severe Weather?

When severe weather hits, you need to know where to go! Use these basic tips to figure out where to safely shelter: Move to the lowest level of the building. Levels that are underground, like a basement, are best. If an underground shelter is not available, move to an interior room on the lowest floor and stay away from windows. Restrooms are typically the best place to be. Get

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Easy Ways to Survive 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 are registered for UTC-ALERT*.  An alert is only issued from our UTC-ALERT system 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. Listening to

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Spring Weather Brings Its Own Dangers

Spring brings the beginning of sunshine and flowers, but it also brings its own special kind of hazards.  Have you got the knowledge to be safe and prepared this spring?

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Skywarn© Training Being Offered at UTC

From the desk of Tim Pridemore, Emergency Management Specialist: The good news is, from today, January 6, 2015, it is only seventy-three days till Spring!  That is seventy-three days (and yes, it can still snow after the first day of Spring) for us to watch the Winter weather. The bad news is, April 1 starts the peak season for tornadoes.  And yes, the Scenic City does have tornadoes.  As

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