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National Weather Service Names UMass Amherst a ‘StormReady’ University

Emergency preparedness programs at UMass Amherst have earned the school a “StormReady” designation from the National Weather Service, the first awarded to a public university in Massachusetts. Local, state, federal and National Weather Service officials were on campus Jan. 7 to conduct the on-site part of the accreditation process. Participating campus units included the Office of Emergency Management, Environmental Health and Safety, UMass Police Department and the electrical and computer engineering department.

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