Learning Objectives

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

  • Recognize types of thunderstorms.

  • Explain the dangers of flash floods.

  • Determine how hail is formed.

  • Differentiate between tornadoes and damaging winds.

  • Relate statistics related to lightning.

  • Relate proper instructions for callers during thunderstorms.

Course Content

    1. Course Information

    2. TCOLE Credit

    3. Learning Objectives

    4. Spring Weather Emergencies Worksheet

    1. Introduction.pdf

    2. Warning, Watch, Advisory, Outlook

    3. Knowledge Checkpoint

    1. Thunderstorms.pdf

    2. Types of Clouds

    3. Video Transcript: How do Thunderstorms Form

    4. How Do Thunderstorms Form?

    5. Knowledge Checkpoint

    1. Tornadoes.pdf

    2. Video Transcript: 911 Dispatch Calls from May 20

    3. 911 Dispatch calls from May 20th

    4. Knowledge Checkpoint

    1. Damaging Wind.pdf

    2. Video Transcript: Tornado v Straight Line Winds

    3. Tornado v Straight Line Winds

    4. Amarillo Wind Storm Call Statistics

    1. Flash Floods.pdf

    2. The Dangers of Flash Flooding

    3. Dashcam Texas school bus swept away by floodwaters

    4. Knowledge Checkpoint

About this course

  • Free
  • 36 lessons
  • 0.5 hours of video content