Severe Weather Sirens

  • Vanderbilt University

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

    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. Read More

    Apr. 19, 2018

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

    September is National Preparedness Month—a good time to revisit what to do in the event severe weather threatens the Vanderbilt community. Read More

    Sep. 15, 2017

  • Vanderbilt University

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

    September is National Preparedness Month—a good time to revisit what to do in the event severe weather threatens the Vanderbilt community. Read More

    Sep. 16, 2016

  • Vanderbilt University

    Start preparing now for severe spring weather

    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. Read More

    Feb. 24, 2015

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    Vanderbilt to test tornado sirens March 1

    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. Read More

    Feb. 26, 2014

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

    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. Read More

    Feb. 14, 2014

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    Possible severe weather predicted for Thursday; take steps to prepare

    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. Read More

    Apr. 10, 2013

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    Vanderbilt to test new tornado siren

    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. Read More

    Mar. 13, 2013

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    Severe weather forecasted for Friday, March 2

    Each April, Nashville marks the anniversary of an F-3 tornado hitting the city’s urban core in 1998. Jeff Burrowes, Vanderbilt University emergency preparedness program coordinator and a former broadcast meteorologist, says the month is a good time for students, faculty and staff to revisit Vanderbilt’s weather… Read More

    Mar. 1, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    Monthly test of Vanderbilt outdoor warning sirens March 3

    Each April, Nashville marks the anniversary of an F-3 tornado hitting the city’s urban core in 1998. Jeff Burrowes, Vanderbilt University emergency preparedness program coordinator and a former broadcast meteorologist, says the month is a good time for students, faculty and staff to revisit Vanderbilt’s weather… Read More

    Feb. 28, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

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

    Each April, Nashville marks the anniversary of an F-3 tornado hitting the city’s urban core in 1998. Jeff Burrowes, Vanderbilt University emergency preparedness program coordinator and a former broadcast meteorologist, says the month is a good time for students, faculty and staff to revisit Vanderbilt’s weather… Read More

    Feb. 16, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    Monthly test of Vanderbilt outdoor warning sirens Feb. 4

    Each April, Nashville marks the anniversary of an F-3 tornado hitting the city’s urban core in 1998. Jeff Burrowes, Vanderbilt University emergency preparedness program coordinator and a former broadcast meteorologist, says the month is a good time for students, faculty and staff to revisit Vanderbilt’s weather… Read More

    Feb. 2, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    Monthly test of Vanderbilt outdoor warning sirens Dec. 3

    Each April, Nashville marks the anniversary of an F-3 tornado hitting the city’s urban core in 1998. Jeff Burrowes, Vanderbilt University emergency preparedness program coordinator and a former broadcast meteorologist, says the month is a good time for students, faculty and staff to revisit Vanderbilt’s weather… Read More

    Nov. 30, 2011

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    Monthly test of Vanderbilt outdoor warning sirens Nov. 5

    Each April, Nashville marks the anniversary of an F-3 tornado hitting the city’s urban core in 1998. Jeff Burrowes, Vanderbilt University emergency preparedness program coordinator and a former broadcast meteorologist, says the month is a good time for students, faculty and staff to revisit Vanderbilt’s weather… Read More

    Nov. 2, 2011

  • Vanderbilt University

    Monthly test of Vanderbilt outdoor warning sirens postponed until Oct. 8

    Each April, Nashville marks the anniversary of an F-3 tornado hitting the city’s urban core in 1998. Jeff Burrowes, Vanderbilt University emergency preparedness program coordinator and a former broadcast meteorologist, says the month is a good time for students, faculty and staff to revisit Vanderbilt’s weather… Read More

    Sep. 26, 2011

  • Vanderbilt University

    Severe weather sirens to be tested Sept. 3

    The monthly test of the Vanderbilt outdoor warning sirens will be conducted this Saturday, Sept. 3, immediately following the test of the Metro sirens at noon. Read More

    Sep. 1, 2011

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    Weather sirens to be tested June 4

    The monthly test of the Vanderbilt outdoor warning sirens will be Saturday, June 4, immediately following the monthly test of the Metro sirens at noon. Read More

    Jun. 2, 2011