Tornado Awareness Class

Tornadoes can strike anywhere in the United States with little or no warning and are capable of causing significant loss of life and billions of dollars in damages. It is important that every community be prepared by understanding tornadoes and the associated dangers.

This course will prepare participants to understand the basics of tornado science, the weather forecasting process, the tornado warning process, and the fundamentals of tornado safety and preparedness. Multiple core capabilities will be addressed, with particular emphasis on “public information and warning” and “threats and hazard identification.

Participants will be better able to implement safety measures for themselves, their families and their organizations in preparation for tornado season.

Date and Time:

March 17, 2023
8:00 am – 5:00 pm


Will County Emergency Management Agency Response Facility
22456 S Cherry Hill Road Joliet, IL 60433


Registration can be found here

For additional information regarding this class, please reach out to Chelsea Bowen at [email protected] or 815-740-8036

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