2014 Iowa Statewide Tornado Drill

Iowa Tornado Test Details on March 26, 2014

Here is a schedule of the tornado drill for Iowa later this morning.

10:00 AM - SPC issues Test Tornado Watch for Iowa.  Each Iowa NWS offices will issue test Watch Coordination Notification messages.  Test watch will be toned alerted on NOAA All Hazards Radio and sent through the Emergency Alert System (EAS).

10:10 AM - NWS Sioux Falls and Omaha issue test tornado warnings for their Iowa counties.

10:15 AM- NWS Des Moines and Quad Cities issue test tornado warnings for their Iowa counties.

10:20 AM - NWS La Crosse issues test tornado warning for their Iowa counties.

10:30-10:35 AM - All Iowa NWS offices issues a Severe Weather Statement to terminate the test warnings.

11:00 AM - Test tornado watch expires.

 



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