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Winter Weather Hazards: Science and Preparedness (AWR-331)

Winter Weather Hazards: Science and Preparedness (AWR-331)

Delivery Date:
11/23/2020 - 11/24/2020
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. (US/Eastern)
Honolulu, Hawaii
Robert Dale, Diane Kacmarik
Course Description
FEMA Certified

Winter storms can strike every state in the United States. It is important that every community be ready for the hazards associated with them. This course assists to provide emergency managers, first responders, and community members across all sectors with a basic understanding of the latest knowledge in winter weather science, forecasting, warning, and best practices in preparedness. The course enhances the ability of participants to identify and describe the hazards associated with winter weather and to better prepare for and mitigate the impacts of snow, sleet, freezing rain, and dangerously low temperatures.

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

Course Modules:

  • Science of Winter Weather
  • Winter Weather Forecast Process
  • Winter Weather Warning Process and Safety
  • Winter Storm Scenario
Target Audience:

The target audience for this awareness-level course includes participants across a broad spectrum of the community who need to be aware of the threat of winter weather. In particular, this should be of interest to emergency managers, first responders, small businesses, corporations, federal/state/tribal governments, NGOs, community organizations, and typical households who need to prepare and respond to hazards associated with winter storms.
✓ Citizen/Community Volunteer
✓ Education
✓ Emergency Management
✓ Emergency Medical Services
✓ Fire Service
✓ Governmental Administrative
✓ Law Enforcement
✓ Hazardous Material
✓ Health Care
✓ Public Health
✓ Public Safety Communications
✓ Public Works
✓ Security and Safety

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APA Credit Units:
6.5 Certification Maintenance
IACET Credit Units:
0.6 Continuing Education Units
IAEM (E/G) Credit Units:
8.0 Emergency/General Management Training Credit Hours
Registration Information
Seats Available:
Registration Closes:
Host Agency:
NYS Division of Homeland Security & Emergency Services
Contact Person:
Melissa Peneyra
Registration Code: