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Severe Weather Procedure

A severe weather watch is defined as an atmospheric condition which is likely to produce severe weather. A severe weather warning is defined as severe weather which requires preparation and/or precautions. Severe weather may be defined as tornadoes, cyclones, and high winds. In the event of inclement weather, information about closings may be obtained by calling:

  • Denton: 940.898.3430
  • Dallas: 214.689.6631
  • Houston: 713.794.2310

DPS will notify administrative offices and each Residence Hall Director of a severe weather watch or warning issued by the National Weather Service. Students will go to pre-assigned areas when necessary. The following radio stations will provide weather information:

  • Civil Defense Emergency (Radio)
  • Dallas: KLIF, 1190 AM
  • Dallas: KRLD. 1080 AM
  • Houston: KPRC, 950 AM

For additional information about emergency preparedness and procedures visit Emergency Management: You are encouraged to read the Emergency Guidebook for detailed information: Houston students are encouraged to learn more about inclement weather conditions, including hurricane tracking and evacuation at

Lightning storm over the TWU Denton campus library.


Article ID: 24643
Fri 2/10/17 9:33 AM
Fri 2/10/17 9:33 AM