Outdoor tornado warning siren drills scheduled for Thursday
Tornado drills are scheduled Thursday in Minnesota as part of Severe Weather Awareness Week.
Outdoor warning sirens are scheduled to sound at 1:45 p.m. and 6:45 p.m. in several counties across the state.
During Severe Weather Awareness Week, people are encouraged to make plans and emergency kits for when severe weather hits.
Learn more about Severe Weather Awareness Week here.
Thursday, April 15th is Tornado Drill Day! We will be participating in partnership with @NWSTwinCities sounding outdoor warning sirens twice at 1:45 p.m. and 6:45 p.m. Doing our part to keep Hennepin County residents safe! #mnwx #SWAW2021 pic.twitter.com/lu6DQtgvT8— Hennepin County Emergency Management (@HennepinEM) April 13, 2021
April 12-16 is Severe Weather Awareness Week in Minnesota. The week is designed to refresh, remind and educate everyone about the seasonal threats from severe weather and how to avoid them.— RamseyCounty (@RamseyCounty) April 14, 2021
The statewide Tornado Drill is on Thursday, April 15. https://t.co/0uwuquFQ8W pic.twitter.com/Y8wWmW9Suz