Inclement Weather Alert

Tate Edition

The 411 on Inclement Weather

Tate will receive warnings regarding inclement weather from, UGAAlert , Tornado sirens, and Desktop alerts.

Alerts will be issued in the even of a Tornado Watch and Tornado Warning. A Tornado Watch is issued to alert the public to the possibility of a tornado, normal activities will not be interrupted. Upon notification of a Tornado Warning, everyone should proceed to the tornado safe area on the 1st floor.

Fourth and Fifth Floor Volunteer Information

If you are a Fourth Floor Volunteer, it is your duty to stay by the elevators and direct patrons down the stair case and to the 1st floor safe area ( room 137, 138, 143, 144, and 145) or the Third Floor Concourse.


If you are a Fifth Floor Volunteer, it is your duty to stay in the service hallway and monitor both doors. Direct staff to the 1st floor safe area ( see above) or the Third Floor Concourse.

Things to Remember

  1. Remain calm, as students enter the facility, let them know what is going on
2. DO NOT use the elevators

3. If you have a radio take it with you

4. Keep yourself safe and as far away from exterior doors and windows as possible

5. Cannot force anyone to stay against their will