APSU Campus Police have been notified by the Montgomery County Emergency Management Agency that severe weather may affect the Clarksville/Montgomery County area Thursday, April 11, according to an APSU campus safety bulletin.
The bulletin urges students to be aware that strong thunderstorms, heavy rains, straight-line winds, large hail and tornadoes are possible and are expected to occur between 8 a.m. and noon Thursday, April 11.
The bulletin also reminds the APSU community, if sirens sound alerting of a tornado warning, it is mandatory that all occupants of all campus buildings go to the designated tornado areas for the building, usually the lowest area of the building that has interior walls, away from windows, glass and exterior walls.
April is the peak month for severe weather across Middle Tennessee, according to a Special Weather Statement from the National Weather Service in Nashville, Tenn. The Special Weather Statement reminds Middle Tenn. residents to prepare ahead for severe weather by monitoring the latest forecasts, staying tuned to local media and checking weather.gov for the latest information on this potential severe weather situation.