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Tornado Awareness (AWR-326)

Tornado Awareness (AWR-326)

Delivery Date:
07/16/2019
Time:
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (US/Eastern)
Location:
Lake City, Florida
Instructor(s):
Robert Dale, Robert Glancy
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Course Description
Status:
FEMA Certified
Description:

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.

The goal of this course is to provide participants with the basics of tornado science, forecasting, warning, and preparedness.

Course Modules include:

  • Science of Tornadoes
  • Weather Forecast Process
  • Tornado Warning Process
  • Tornado Safety
Target Audience:
  • Emergency Management

  • Emergency Medical Services (EMS)

  • Law Enforcement

  • Fire Services (FS)

  • Citizen/Community Volunteer

  • General Public

  • Governmental Administrative (GA)

  • Private Sector/Corporate Security and Safety

  • Public Utilities

  • Public Works

  • Other
Course Level:
Awareness
Prerequisites:

None.

Requirements:

N/A

Course Flyer:
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APA Credit Units:
6.5 Certification Maintenance
IACET Credit Units:
0.6 Continuing Education Units
IAEM (E) Credit Units:
6.5 Emergency Management Training Credit Hours
Registration Information
Seats Available:
14
Registration Closes:
07/16/2019
Host Agency:
Columbia County Emergency Management
Contact Person:
Shayne Morgan
shayne_morgan@columbiacountyfla.com