Additional Resources

Tornado information

Washburn University is located in Shawnee County, Kansas.

Get a National Weather Service forecast for Shawnee County, including any weather advisories.

There are several tornado shelters on the Washburn campus. You can talk with your student about those closest to where they live and study.

If your son or daughter is signed up for iAlert, he or she will receive a text message notification when it is advised to take safety precautions due to a tornado warning or other weather event. Learn more about iAlert.