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Good Question: Does the SEC committee have a backup plan in case of a problem like in Atlanta?

Wildcat fans could see some storms in the Music City Friday morning.

We all remember what happened two years ago at the Georgia Dome when the SEC was in Atlanta, a tornado caused major problems.

Good Question: Megan in Teaberry writes: Does the SEC committee have a backup plan in case of a problem like in Atlanta?

March 14th, 2008 was an unforgettable night for SEC basketball fans.

This was the scene two years ago when severe weather hit downtown Atlanta during the SEC tournament.

A tornado produced winds that caused the ceiling of the Georgia Dome to ripple, and scaffolding holding the scoreboard to sway for 15 minutes.

Luckily no one was injured, but it is an event that has certainly stuck with fans who travel to the tournament each year.

So does the Bridgestone Arena have a plan should the same thing happen?

Yes they do.

We checked with the arena's website and under the policies and procedures section there is an area that addresses severe weather.

It states that in the event of severe weather during a game fans will be given instructions that come over the loud speaker.

It says fans should remain calm and orderly while dealing with the situation.

If evacuated from the building the website says to stay away from exterior glass and to listen for further instructions.


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