3.20.6 Tornado and Severe Weather Plan
Tornado/severe weather warning will be broadcast through the phone paging system, when conditions warrant evacuation to storm shelter areas.
When the alert has been given, the staff should proceed with all students to pre-designated shelter areas. The shelter areas are identified on the inside door to each classroom. Move quickly and quietly. Instructors, please see that all the inside doors are closed.
The safest position to assume is on your knees with hands covering your head.
Remain in the assigned area until an all clear is given.
Instructors are responsible for informing and guiding their students to the appropriate area as identified below.
Please Use the Following Areas When Alerted to a Tornado or a Severe Weather Warning
Academic Affairs, Registrar's, Financial Aid, and Information Center Offices remain in the room along the west wall. Rooms 105, 117, 119, 121, 123, and 125 remain in the room along the west wall. Rooms 102, 103, 114, 116, 118, Business Office, Administration Office, ATCC Campus Store, Admissions, and Counseling & Assessment Center utilize the west wall of 100 wing hallway.
South wall of 200 wing hallway. Customized Training Office, Advancement & Foundation Office, and office suite use south wall of 200 wing hallway.
Rooms 311, Reprographics, and Student Lounge remain in the room along the south wall. Rooms 308, 310, 312, Student Services, Bookstore, and Kitchen sit along the south wall of hallway. Second floor of 300 wing sit along the south wall of the Cafeteria; if needed, along south wall of hallway in 300 wing. Library and Open Computer Lab and Campus Café use west wall in their respective areas, away from glass doors and windows.
Rooms 402, 404, 406, 408, 410, 412, and 414 position yourself along the south wall of 400 wing hallway. Rooms 401, 403, 405, 407, and 409 remain in the room along the south wall.
502 (Diesel Mechanics I)
East/west hallway by the Marine, Motorcycle, and Powersports shop, along the south wall
503/505 (Marine and Small Engines)
East/west hallway by the shops, along the south wall
504 (Diesel Mechanics II)
Men's locker room across from the gym
Room 601 (Carpentry) use storage rooms in the southeast corner and/or bathrooms. Rooms 603, 605, and 607 remain in the room along the west wall. Rooms 602, 604, 606, 610, 612, 613, 614, and 615 use west wall in 600 wing hallway. If needed, you may use hallway of north wall of 610 also. Room 617 (Machine Shop) will go into the computer room. Room 621 will go into their library and parts room. Room 619 (Engine shop) will go into their tool room and instructor's office.
700 Building (Office & Information Technology Center)
Rooms 702, 704, 706, 708, 710, and 712 use south wall of the hallway. Rooms 703, 705, and 707 remain in the room along the south wall. Instructors' offices use center storage area along the south wall.
Rooms 747, 749, 751, 753, and 755 use south wall of the hallway. Rooms 744, 746, 748, 750, and 752 remain in the room along the south wall. Room 743 (auditorium) use the west wall in the hallway outside the auditorium. Instructors' offices use employee lounge area along south wall. Second floor of 700 wing use the south wall of hallway in first floor.
Law Enforcement Center Building
Evacuate into Rooms 794 (CSI Lab), 792 (Dispatch), 787 (Storage), 789 (Childers/Metcalf) and the east wall inside of the men's and women's locker rooms.
800 Building (Truck Driving)
West wall of shop
West wall of shop
Temporary House 12 and 13
Move into Carpentry shop (Room 601))
Approved by: ATCC Leadership Council
Effective Date: 7/17/14
Last Date Revised: 7/17/14