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Hazardous Weather and Flood Preparedness (G 271)

This one and one half day course is designed to help promote a more proactive response to weather and flooding hazards through close coordination between emergency management and the National Weather Service (NWS). This course will review how the basic elements of weather can combine to create hazards in an area and how to interpet weather forcasts. Participants will have the opportunity to apply what they have lerned during group activiities.

Course Length: 12 hours

Course Manager: Brad Clearwater, Ph# 217-557-4762 brad.clearwater@illinois.gov

Course Timeline: Review the training calender to identify the timeline for the specific class you will be attending. Unless otherwise stated, registration is always 30 minutes prior to the class start time.

Prerequisite: None

Target Audience/Discipline: This course is designed for federal, state and local emergency management officials, fire service, law enforcement, public works and other agencies that will respond to hazardous weather.

Scheduled Classes: There are no scheduled dates for this course.


Please note: Applications for courses will be accepted up to 1 day prior to the course date. However, the cutoff date for lodging is 7 days prior to class.

If you want to learn more about the Training Program or are interested in attending a specific course, please contact your IEMA Regional Coordinator or Lori Lemasters-McTaggart. Registration should be made in advance to attend any IEMA sponsored class. Walk-in registrations are only accepted if room space and course materials are available. To register for IEMA classes, please see the IEMA Online Registration and Tracking Program Page.

 

 

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