The National Weather Service, American Red Cross and the Kansas Emergency Management agency, again request your participation in "
The annual statewide tornado drill will take place around 130 PM, Tuesday, March 14, with a backup date of Thursday, March 16. An optional evening drill will also be held in parts of the state. Check with your local National Weather Service office for details.
2005 was another record setting year for tornadoes in
The typical peak season for tornadoes in Kansas occurs during the months of April, May and June. In 2005 there were 19 tornadoes in November, which is the highest November total since 1950. And already this year there were three tornadoes in January, the first January occurrence since at least 1950! WOW!
What will 2006 bring in the way of severe weather and tornadoes to
As always, we look forward to working with you in our annual severe weather preparedness partnership program. Please make contact if you have any questions or comments.
MARCH 13 - 17, 2006