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2013 TORNADO SAFETY DRILL IS TOMORROW

Monday, 03 04, 2013

CONTACT: Buddy Rogers Tel. No. 502-607-1611

FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 4, 2013) Kentucky Emergency Management

WHO: Kentucky Weather Preparedness Committee

WHAT: 2013 Tornado Safety Drill

WHERE: Statewide

WHEN: March 5, 2013 ~ 10:07 a.m. EST

The Kentucky Weather Preparedness Committee, working with Kentucky Emergency Management and the National Weather Service Office, will conduct a statewide tornado safety drill March 5 at approximately 10:07 a.m. EST. The drill will be triggered by the National Weather Service offices within Kentucky, using a code that will activate weather alert radios, outdoor warning sirens and various media broadcast warning messages.

The warning message will emphasize “THIS IS ONLY A TEST, NO IMMEDIATE ACTION IS REQUIRED,YOU ARE ENCOURAGED TO PRACTICE YOUR TORNADO SAFETY DRILL AT THIS TIME!” if inclement weather is in the area the test will be postponed and will rescheduled at a later date, however, no threatening weather is in tomorrow’s forecast.

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