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TORNADO

  • Go to a designated area for your building as follows

• Basement: Applied Technology, Arts Annex, Business, Mechanical, and Titchener
• BC Day Care Center - go to the hallway between the children's rooms
• Campus Services       - go to the hallway between the bookstore and room 112
• Student Center           - go to the hallway between the gym & the Food Court.
Avoid Lobbies
• Student Services        - go to the hallway between the Security Office and the Financial Aid Office
• Wales                         - go to the hallway between the Administrative Office and HR
• Science                      - Main floor corridor
• Decker                       - Around floor, hallways avoiding the Lobby
• 901 Front Street        - Hall in faculty office area
• LRC                          - Lower level corridor

  • Avoid places with wide-span roofs such as auditoriums, cafeterias, or large hallways.
  • Get under a piece of sturdy furniture (e.g. workbench, heavy table, desk and hold on to it.
  • Use arms to protect head and neck.

If outdoors:

  • If possible, get inside a building.
  • If shelter is not available or there is no time to get indoors, lie in a ditch or low-lying area or crouch near a strong building. Be aware of the potential for flooding.
  • Use arms to protect head and neck.

If in the car:

  • Never try to out-drive a tornado.
  • Get out of the car immediately and take shelter in a nearby building.
  • If there is no time to get indoors, get out of the car and lie in a ditch or low-lying area away from the vehicle. Be aware of the potential for flooding.