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TSU To Get 'StormReady' Designation

TSU To Get 'StormReady' Designation

CREATED Jul 10, 2014

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee State University said it is receiving a certification from the National Weather Service signifying that the university is well prepared to protect its people and property from severe weather.

The university said the "StormReady" certification will be presented at a press conference Thursday.

TSU is one of four universities in the Tennessee Board of Regents school system and one of seven universities in the state to complete the certification and be recognized with the StormReady designation.

StormReady is a program started by the National Weather Service in 1999 to help communities and other organizations guard against bad weather through advanced planning, education and awareness.

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