Tornadoes in Virginia have struck in every month of the year and in every part of the state. It’s critical that college employeesm students and their families know what to do and where to go in case of a tornado warning.
This year, Tornado Preparedness Day in Virginia is Tuesday, March 15. At 9:45 a.m., the Statewide Tornado Drill will be held so that college can practice it’s tornado emergency plans. Learn about your campus tornado plan and encourage your fellow employees to participate in the drill.
Also, please be sure that your family knows what to do and where to go at home during a tornado. Every family needs an emergency plan (for more, see Ready Virginia or on the college’s emergency webpage NOVA Emergency
The statewide tornado drill is an annual effort of the Virginia Department of Emergency Management and the National Weather Service.