Tornado Safety

Purdue University is located in a region of the United States that is susceptible to severe weather such as severe thunderstorms and tornadoes. On average, there are 23 tornadoes reported in Indiana annually. Faculty, staff, and students can better prepare themselves to respond to severe weather by knowing what to do when severe weather strikes.

Severe Weather - Tornadoes and Thunderstorms
West Lafayette Campus Tornado Procedures

Preparation and Response
Prepare and respond to severe weather.

Fixed, Exterior Campus Sirens
Seven sirens are located across campus.

Wireless Emergency Alerts
You may receive a Wireless Emergency Alert on your phone.