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Posted on: April 17, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Tornado Drill Day is Thursday, April 20th during Severe Weather Awareness Week April 17th - 21st

Drill one is at 1:45 p.m. and drill two is at 6:45 p.m. on Tornado Drill Day.

Severe Weather Awareness Week  2023 Schedule: April 17th - April 21st

Are you ready for severe weather? Severe Weather Awareness Week (SWAW) in Minnesota is designed to refresh, remind and educate everyone about the seasonal threats from severe weather and how to avoid them. It's also a great time to make and practice your emergency plan and build or refresh your emergency preparedness kit. 

2023 Schedule:

Monday(17th): Alerts and Warnings

Tuesday(18th): Severe Storms with a Focus on: Thunderstorms & Lightning

Wednesday(19th): Floods

Thursday(20th): Tornadoes & Tornado Safety with the Statewide Tornado Drills

On Thursday, April 20th, the State of Minnesota will be participating in two tornado drills, the first sounding at 1:45 pm and the second sounding at 6:45 pm. Please consider participating and getting family, friends and coworkers to participate with you!

Friday(21st): Extreme Heat & Heat Safety

More Information:

Stearns County Severe Weather Awareness Week Page
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