emergency alert

Be prepared for tornado season

Posted by on June 27, 2018

When the weather gets dangerous, do you know what to do? All members of the Missouri S&T community should be familiar the proper procedures for seeking shelter during severe weather activity.

During an actual tornado:

A tornado warning means that a tornado has been sighted or indicated by radar. The Rolla Police Department will activate the city’s outdoor sirens. When warning sirens sound:

  • Seek shelter, preferably in a designated area. Move to an interior hallway, under a stairwell or a room with no windows.
  • Stay away from outside walls, exterior doors and glass windows or partitions. Do not open windows.
  • Take cover under heavy furniture. Cover your head.
  • Check local radio and television stations concerning the tornado warning.
  • There is no all-clear message sounded through the siren system. However, Missouri S&T does send out all-clear messages through its mass notification system.

Here are a few resources and tips:

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Emergency alert system test Feb. 18

Posted by on February 9, 2015

Missouri S&T will conduct a test of its emergency mass notification system at noon Wednesday, Feb. 18.

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