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Severe Weather Alert for Sunday, April 13

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The National Weather Service is predicting severe weather for much of western and central Arkansas overnight on Sunday, April 13, 2014. Damaging winds, hail and tornadoes are among the severe weather threats that could impact Arkansas on Sunday night. Arkansas Tech students, faculty and staff are encouraged to review the severe weather procedures and tornado procedures outlined on the Department of Public Safety website. In addition, each building at Arkansas Tech has designated shelter zones for use during severe weather events. Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to familiarize themselves with the designated shelter zones in the campus facilities they visit on a regular basis. Maps showing the shelter zones are prominently displayed in campus buildings. “Preparedness in advance of severe weather saves lives,” said Joshua McMillian, chief of the Arkansas Tech Department of Public Safety. “Together, we can be ready to take the appropriate actions in the case of an emergency.”

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