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Emergency Procedures - Severe Weather - Columbus State University

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Office of Emergency Management

A Division of the CSU Police Department

Emergency Procedures - Severe Weather

severe weather

  • Seek shelter immediately in your building's lowest interior area without windows; do not use elevators.
  • If outdoors, lie in a ditch or low-lying area or crouch near a strong building if shelter is unavailable or if there is no time to get indoors.
  • Monitor CougarAlert, TV stations, smartphone weather apps,, and weather radio broadcasts for updates.
  • Call University Police at 706-507-8911 or 911 to report injuries or property damage when it is safe to do so.

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