SEVERE WEATHER MOVING THROUGH METRO AREA
Warnings Include Georgia Tech Campus
Posted August 26, 2008 | Atlanta, GA
The National Weather Service issued a tornado warning for the metro area earlier today that included Fulton County. Although the warning has expired, the campus community should be aware that should severe weather conditions develop that impact the Georgia Tech campus, a GTENS message will be disseminated and the the campus siren system will be activated.
For information about current weather conditions, tune into local media. For information on campus weather, you may go to alerts.gatech.edu. To receive weather warnings specific to the Georgia Tech campus, you may sign up at the following link: www.police.gatech.edu/weather.htm.
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