Date(s) - 28/03/2018
10:00 am - 10:30 am
The drill will proceed as follows
Wednesday March 28:
10:00 am: Tornado Watch (drill) given over NOAA Weather Radio. NO SHELTERING REQUIRED.
10:15 am: Tornado Warning (drill) given over NOAA Weather Radio. EVERYONE THAT PARTICIPATES WILL PROCEED TO DESIGNATED SHELTERS IMMEDIATELY.
(Note: the exact time may vary slightly depending on the time that the dispatch center receives the teletype message from Des Moines; the dispatcher is unable to send out the message until he or she receives the message.)
10:30 am: All Clear (drill) given over NOAA Weather Radio.
***IF THERE IS ACTUAL SEVERE WEATHER Wednesday, March 28, 2018, THE DRILL WILL BE POSTPONED TO Thursday, March 29, 2018, AT 10 AM.***
Watch: A National Weather Service product indicating that a particular hazard is possible, i.e., that conditions are more favorable than usual for its occurrence. A watch is a recommendation for planning, preparation, and increased awareness (i.e., to be alert for changing weather, listen for further information, and think about what to do if the danger materializes).*
Warning: A product issued by National Weather Service local offices indicating that a particular weather hazard is either imminent or has been reported. A warning indicates the need to take action to protect life and property. The type of hazard is reflected in the type of warning (i.e., tornado warning, blizzard warning, etc.).*