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Severe weather at Vanderbilt – do you know what to do?

Apr. 19, 2018—It's been 20 years since an F-3 tornado hit Nashville's urban core in April 1998, making this month a good time for students, faculty and staff to revisit Vanderbilt’s weather safety procedures.

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Severe weather at Vanderbilt: Do you know what to do?

Sep. 15, 2017—September is National Preparedness Month—a good time to revisit what to do in the event severe weather threatens the Vanderbilt community.

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Severe weather at Vanderbilt: Do you know what to do?

Sep. 16, 2016—September is National Preparedness Month—a good time to revisit what to do in the event severe weather threatens the Vanderbilt community.

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Start preparing now for severe spring weather

Feb. 24, 2015—Historically, the spring months are the most active for severe weather throughout Middle Tennessee. A number of resources are available to help members of the Vanderbilt community prepare and have a plan in place should severe weather threaten campus.

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Vanderbilt to test tornado sirens March 1

Feb. 26, 2014—The Vanderbilt University Police Department will conduct a test of the university’s Outdoor Severe Weather Warning System – the Vanderbilt tornado sirens – at noon this Saturday, March 1.

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Severe weather at Vanderbilt – do you know what to do?

Feb. 14, 2014—Severe Weather Awareness Week in Tennessee, Feb. 16-22, is a good time to revisit what to do in the event severe weather threatens the Vanderbilt community.

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Possible severe weather predicted for Thursday; take steps to prepare

Apr. 10, 2013—The National Weather Service is predicting possible severe weather, including possible isolated tornados, for Thursday in the Nashville area from approximately 8 a.m. until late afternoon.

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Vanderbilt to test new tornado siren

Mar. 13, 2013—Vanderbilt University is upgrading its outdoor tornado siren system and will conduct a one-minute test of the siren at noon on Saturday, March 16.

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Severe weather forecasted for Friday, March 2

Mar. 1, 2012—Keep up with the latest weather developments from the National Weather Service. The National Weather Service is forecasting a major severe weather outbreak for Middle Tennessee on Friday, March 2. An initial wave of thunderstorms is expected very late Thursday night and into early Friday morning. These storms may be strong with large hail. After...

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Monthly test of Vanderbilt outdoor warning sirens March 3

Feb. 28, 2012—The monthly test of the Vanderbilt outdoor warning sirens will be Saturday, March 3, immediately following the test of the Metro sirens at noon. The Metro sirens are tested on the first Saturday of each month. The Vanderbilt sirens are tested immediately following the test of the Davidson County sirens to allow individuals to hear and distinguish the Metro sirens from...

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It’s Severe Weather Awareness Week: Are you storm ready?

Feb. 16, 2012—Severe weather at Vanderbilt – do you know what to do? The third week in February, Feb. 20-24, is Severe Weather Awareness Week and a good time to revisit what to do in the event severe weather threatens the Vanderbilt community. The National Weather Service tracked 113 tornadoes in Tennessee in 2011, a record number...

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Monthly test of Vanderbilt outdoor warning sirens Feb. 4

Feb. 2, 2012—The monthly test of the Vanderbilt outdoor warning sirens will be Saturday, Feb. 4, immediately following the test of the Metro sirens at noon. The Metro sirens are tested on the first Saturday of each month. The Vanderbilt sirens are tested immediately following the test of the Davidson County sirens to allow individuals to hear and distinguish the Metro sirens...

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