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Tornado Awareness (AWR 326)


Tornadoes can strike anywhere in the United States with little or no warning and are capable of causing significant loss of life and billions of dollars in damages. It is important that every community be prepared by understanding tornadoes and the associated dangers.
This awareness level course helps participants to better understand the basics of tornado science, the weather forecasting process, and the tornado warning process. Participants will also be better able to implement safety measures for themselves, their families and their organizations in preparation for tornado season.


Participants will be able to:
- Understand the current state of tornado science.
- Describe the weather forecast process and appreciate its complexities while making decisions in the face of tornado hazards.
- Understand the tornado warning process and associated definitions.
- Review procedures to maximize the safety of themselves, their families and their organizations during a tornado.

Date(s)  Mon. Aug 24, 2020 1300-1700 
Tue. Aug 25, 2020 1300-1700 
Location Virtual
West Columbia SC 
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Handicap Accessibility No
WiFi Access  
Offered By South Carolina Emergency Management Division 
Primary Instructor TBD, To Be Determined 
Course Length  
Course Hours
Maximum Participants 40
# Open Seats 40
# on Wait List 0
Attachments Class Flyer

Offering Specific Information

Remote learning via Zoom. Please see Class Flyer for more information.

Registration link: 

Registration Code: 89642


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