Posted by ICCRR in News on 3/21/2022

The National Weather Service has designated March 21-25 as Severe Weather Awareness Week in Iowa. A statewide tornado drill is planned for Wednesday, March 23 at 10:00 a.m. NOAA weather radios will be activated using test wording; outdoor sirens may be used in some communities for the drill.

Contact your county’s Emergency Management Agency to confirm plans for your community. This is a good opportunity to take advantage of these drills to test your Emergency Preparedness action and shelter plans. If severe weather threatens on Wednesday, the drill will be delayed until Thursday.

In addition, resources and different preparedness topics covered by the National Weather Service are shared here, Severe Weather Awareness Week in Iowa - March 21-25.

Daily Topics:

  • Monday - Severe Thunderstorms
  • Tuesday - Warning Reception
  • Wednesday - Tornadoes
  • Thursday - Preparedness
  • Friday - Flooding

Tags: national weather service , emergency preparedness , severe weather

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