Statewide Tornado Safety Drill Scheduled

A Statewide Tornado Safety Drill will be conducted at approximately 10:07 am EST, Wednesday, March 4th. During the drill, the National Weather Service (NWS), in partnership with Kentucky Emergency Management (KYEM), the Kentucky Weather Preparedness Committee(KWPC), and Kentucky Broadcasters Association, will issue a test tornado warning message. This will activate weather alert radios, outdoor warning sirens may sound, and many television and radio stations will broadcast the alert, allowing all Kentuckians the opportunity to practice tornado safety. If bad weather is forecast for March 4th,the Statewide Tornado Drill will be postponed to Thursday, March 5th.