Winter Weather Hazards Science and Preparedness (AWR-331) (04-20-0331) - 006

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Brief Description
This course provides an understanding of winter weather science, forecasting, warning & preparedness
Full Description
Description:
This course assists to provide emergency managers, first responders, and community members across all sectors with a basic understanding of the latest knowledge in winter weather science, forecasting, warning, and best practices in preparedness. The course enhances the ability of participants to identify and describe the hazards associated with winter weather and to better prepare for and mitigate the impacts of snow, sleet, freezing rain, and dangerously low temperatures.

Course Objectives:
-Describe the current state of winter weather science,
-Describe the winter weather forecast process, appreciate its complexities, and participate in a
forecasting exercise,
-Recognize the organizations involved in forecasting winter weather, associated winter weather
definitions, and strategies to prepare for winter weather impacts,
-Learn to analyze a forecast and discuss key decision points during a winter storm scenario


Target Audience:
- Emergency Managers
- First Responders
- Small Businesses
- Corporations
- Federal/State/Tribe Governments
- NGOs
- Community Organizations
- Typical households who need to prepare and respond to winter weather hazards.

Prerequisite:
You must be a US Citizen to take this course. If you are not a U.S. citizen, please e-mail oem.training@dhses.ny.gov for further instructions.

All participants must have a FEMA Student Identification (FEMA SID) number. Students can search for their existing/create a new FEMA SID at: https://cdp.dhs.gov/femasid/.

Cost:
There is no fee for the course. Food, lodging, and transportation costs are the responsibility of the participant.

Completion:  
Participants who actively participate attend all course contact hours will receive a Certificate of Attendance for the course.
Training Dates
09/13/2022 - 09/14/2022
Prerequisites
None Specified
Registration Dates
03/17/2022 - 08/23/2022
Available Seats
17
Hours
8h 0m
Fee
None Specified
Training Location
Virtual - Statewide
Reporting Instructions
1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Dress is business casual.
Signup Details
“No Show Policy: Failure to attend a class you have registered for can result in restriction on future course attendance and agency notification. It is the students responsibility to notify us in a timely manner if you cannot attend”.

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