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Statewide Tornado Drill Wednesday

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Updated: 3/04/2013 6:05 pm
As part of Severe Weather Awareness Month, the Lexington Division of Emergency Management will participate in a statewide tornado drill.

At approximately 10:07 AM, Tuesday, March 5, the National Weather Service, along with Kentucky Emergency Management, Kentucky Weather Preparedness Committee, and Kentucky Broadcasters Association will issue a tornado warning test message.

Outdoor warning sirens will sound across Kentucky communities, weather alert radios will activate and television and radio stations will broadcast the alert – allowing the public the opportunity to practice tornado safety drill. 

During the test alert, all Kentuckians, businesses, hospitals, nursing homes and government agencies are encouraged to practice their tornado safety drill and update their emergency plan.
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