Our world is affected, either positively or negatively, by weather. In general, we can anticipate the type of weather we might expect by our climate and season of the year. Normal weather patterns produce normal weather events. However, it is the abnormal weather events that cause us concern, including, but not limited to: hurricanes, blizzards, heat waves, sustained rain storms, or tornados.
Most of these events will give us some warning of their onset. The Emergency Planning and Response Manager monitors weather from a variety of sources and, when necessary, notifies the appropriate University officials to discuss the weather impact and associated response actions.
Preparing for the seasons: