Severe Weather Preparedness Campaign for Indiana Now Underway

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Radar image of super derecho on May 8, 2009                 Track of a tornado near Owensboro

 

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...SEVERE WEATHER CAMPAIGNS IN OUR REGION...


STATE             CAMPAIGN DATES        TORNADO DRILL DATE/TIME EAS CODE
-----                      ---------------                          ----------------------- --------

ILLINOIS           FEB 28 - MAR 6               TUE MAR 2 @ 10 AM CST TOR

KENTUCKY      MONTH OF MARCH       TUE MAR 2 @ 9:07 AM CST TOR

MISSOURI        MARCH 8 -13                   THU MAR 11 @ 1:30 PM CST TOR [UPDATED]

INDIANA            MARCH 14-20                 WED MAR 17; 9:15-9:30 AM CDT TOR

                                                                   WED MAR 17; 6:30-6:45 PM CDT TOR


THE PURPOSE OF EACH CAMPAIGN IS TO RAISE EVERYONE`S AWARENESS OF
THE DANGERS OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS...INCLUDING DAMAGING
THUNDERSTORM WINDS...LARGE HAIL...AND TORNADOES...AS WELL AS FLASH
FLOODS. THE TORNADO DRILLS WILL PROVIDE A FOCUSED TIME FOR
EVERYONE TO PRACTICE THEIR SEVERE WEATHER SAFETY PLANS. IN
ADDITION...THE DRILLS ALSO PROVIDE THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
(NWS)...BROADCAST MEDIA...AND OTHER KEY PARTNERS THE OPPORTUNITY
TO ENSURE ALL COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS ARE WORKING PROPERLY.

THE NWS IN PADUCAH WILL PROVIDE SEVERE WEATHER SAFETY
INFORMATION ON IT`S WEB SITE AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/PAH...AS WELL AS
ON NOAA ALL-HAZARDS WEATHER RADIO.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION...CONTACT RICK SHANKLIN...WARNING
COORDINATION METEOROLOGIST...AT THE NWS IN PADUCAH AT 270.744.6440
EXT. 726 OR VIA EMAIL AT RICKY.SHANKLIN@NOAA.GOV.



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