Severe Weather Awareness Week March 1-7, 2018

Governor Matt Bevin has signed a proclamation designating March 1-7, 2018, as Severe Weather Awareness Week in Kentucky. As part of severe weather awareness activities, a statewide tornado drill will be conducted in conjunction with the proclamation. At approximately 10:07am, Thursday, March 1, 2018, the National Weather Service, in partnership with Kentucky Emergency Management, Kentucky Weather Preparedness Committee, and Kentucky Broadcasters Association, will issue a test tornado warning message. During the test alert, all Kentuckians, business, hospital, nursing homes, educators and government agencies are encouraged to participate in the tornado drill and update their emergency plans as needed.

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