VCU tornado preparedness exercises

Posted by Iva Radman – email

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT)--VCU is holding a tornado preparedness exercise later this morning.

Ten sirens will sound on the Monroe Park and MCV campuses around 9:30 a.m.

Students, staff, and residents near the campus who signed up, will receive text messages.

Student volunteers will also serve as tornado "victims" at various sites set up as a command post.

Emergency personnel from VCU and the city will take part in today's exercise.

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