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Course Title: G-271 Hazardous Weather and Flood Preparedness


Course Description:

The purpose of this course is to provide training for those who respond to hazardous weather events, while promoting partnership and coordination between the National Weather Service (NWS) and Emergency Managers. The goal of this course is to enhance your ability to recognize potentially hazardous weather and flooding situations so you are equipped to plan appropriately and to coordinate effective responses. This is a 2-day class.

Course Objectives
At the conclusion of this course, participants should be able to:

 Analyze how the components of weather interact to create hazardous weather.

 Anticipate the impact of hazardous weather events to enhance preparedness.

 Evaluate actions taken by Emergency Managers to prepare for and respond to actual hazardous weather events.

 Interpret information contained in National Weather Service forecast and warning products and other weather resources.

 Assess your community's state of readiness for hazardous weather and flooding events.

 Evaluate the effectiveness of emergency response actions for a given scenario.

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    Course Location: PEMA Headquarters Room 112 (Elmerton Ave.)

    Course Sponsor: PEMA

    Event Type (value): Classroom Training

    Event Type (label): Classroom Training

    Start Date / Time: Apr 02, 2019 at 08:00

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