Thunderstorm Warning / Tornado Warning

If a thunderstorm warning or tornado warning is issued:

  • Seek shelter in a sturdy building. Vehicles, trailers, and modular buildings may not provide good protection.
  • Move to interior areas away from windows, doors, and outside walls.
  • Stay indoors until the warning has expired.
  • Report campus damages to the UF Police Department at (352) 392-1111.

Source: UF Department of Emergency Management (UFDEM)


NWS – Severe Thunderstorm Safety – Thunderstorms and Lightning

NWS – Tornado Safety – Tornadoes

UFDEM Weather Ready – Severe Thunderstorm

UFDEM Weather Ready – Tornado


Local Weather Hazards for BECs

Version Date: August 2016