Course Content

    1. Course Information

    2. Learning Objectives

    3. How to Complete Activities

    4. Hurricanes Worksheet

    1. Introduction

    2. Video: Hurricanes 101

    3. Knowledge Checkpoint

    1. Parts of a Hurricane

    2. Activity: How Do Hurricanes Form?

    3. Knowledge Checkpoint

    1. Hurricane Categories

    2. Inforgraphic: Hurricane Categories

    3. Video: Explaining Hurricane Categories

    4. Knowledge Checkpoint

    1. Watches and Warnings

    2. Video: Know the Difference Hurricane Watch vs. Warning

    3. Knowledge Checkpoint

    1. Hurricane Names

    2. Word Search: 2022 Hurricane Names

    3. Knowledge Checkpoint

About this Course

  • Course Created: June 2022
  • TCOG Deadline: July 31, 2022

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this training, the student will be able to:

  • Define a hurricane.

  • Explain how hurricanes are formed.

  • Differentiate between the five categories in the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale.

  • Distinguish the different types of watches and warnings associated with hurricanes.

  • Discuss the naming convention for hurricanes.

  • Relay the effects of a hurricane on ECPs and the ECC.

  • Explain questions and instructions for callers trapped during a hurricane.

  • Determine post-hurricane instructions for callers.