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Weather alerts are now available via @TuftsReady on Twitter and TuftsReady on Facebook on an experimental¬†basis. If the National Weather Service issues a severe weather WATCH or WARNING affecting the Boston, Grafton or Medford/Somerville campuses, a brief message will be posted on the TuftsReady feeds. Please don’t rely on this as your only source of potentially life-saving severe weather information. You should continue to utilize radio, television, or NOAA Weather Radio for information during storms.

Example Tweet

A Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued by @usNWSgov for #Tufts Medford campus until 06:15 PM
7/18/12 17:28 

Know the Language

A WATCH is issued when conditions are favorable for the development of severe weather over the coming hours or days.

A WARNING means severe weather is imminent or is happening, and you should take protective action immediately.

Know What to Do

Visit the Emergency Response Guide section on Natural Disasters for information on how to protect yourself during severe weather.