Tornado Climatology of Denton County | Developing a Personal Safety Plan

Tornado Climatology of Denton County | Developing a Personal Safety Plan

Steve Simpson, Robson Ranch Tech Club Officer

The Tech Club meets the Second Monday Evening of each month from 7 to 8 PM in Room 104 at the Creative Arts Technology Center.

We have No Dues and attendance is Open for any Robson Resident who is interested in anything that is high tech regardless of what they own or understand but have a desire to learn more about.  

As an enhancement to our Tech Club Members we are now offering Presenter Video Recording that can be accessed through membership in *formerly yahoo groups” at our New Website at

YouTube of Jim Purpura's PresentaitonTornado Cimatology and Safety Plan

Our April11th Meeting was hosted by Jim Purpura (Certified Consulting Metrologist). Jim’s Meeting Main Topic was “Tornado Climatology of Denton County | Developing a Personal Safety Plan".

Total Tech Club Enrollemnt = 62

Total Tech Club Attendees = 22

Jim offered an In-depth Presentation on all aspects on to Tornado Weather Conditions includingWhere is the Best Safe Room in my Home”…”What Protective Gear Should I be Taking into my Safe Room”…”Why a Weather Radio is Important to Own”… ”What are the most important Weather Alert Apps for my Home Computing and / or Mobile Device" and "Who is Ultimately Responsible for Preparing for Severe Weather and When to Move into the Safe Room”

Attendees of Tech Club Meeting 04 11 2022

There was much open dialog and interactive discussion during the meeting including questions regarding the following How Likely is Robson Ranch to have a Tornado versus Dallas and Fort Worth”…”Who Can Advise me of the Best Location for my Safe Room”...”How Effective would a Personal Weather Station be in Forecasting Tornado Activity” and ”Who and Under What Conditions Trigger the Severe Weather Alert Siren at Robson Ranch”

Our Next General Meeting Session is scheduled for May 9th at the Creative Arts Technology Center Room 104and we will hear from a very our own Paul Marriott (Tech Club Officer)on “How to Build Your Website”