Exercise Benefits / Facts
During the Operation Unison Tabletop Exercise agencies, organizations and churches which comprise the membership of the Big Bend Community Organizations Active in Disaster (COAD) worked as a team to establish a cohesive disaster response network in which timely and coordinated assistance was provided to individuals and families requiring help due to tornado.
It is early February and the severe weather associated with a line of thunderstorms moving through the area prompts the Tallahassee Forecast Office of the National Weather Service to issue a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for counties throughout Florida’s Big Bend Region at 1:15AM.
As the line of thunderstorms continues to intensify as it moves through the region, the Tallahassee Forecast Office of the National Weather Service issues a Tornado Watch the region.
The Operation Unison Tabletop Exercise was held on the morning of April 26, 2011, at Calvary Chapel in Tallahassee Florida.