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Virginia, West Virginia to hold statewide tornado drill on March 16

Published: Mar. 15, 2021 at 5:28 PM EDT
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RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT/WHSV) - Tuesday is “Tornado Preparedness Day” in Virginia and West Virginia.

For Virginia, the statewide tornado drill is happening at 9:45 a.m. For West Virginia, the statewide tornado drill is happening at 11 a.m.

The National Weather Service sends a test tornado warning in the form of a monthly required test.

Schools and businesses will need to use their NOAA Weather Radios to take part in the drill. It is suggested that those be turned on by 9:40 a.m.

Local radio, TV and cable stations will also broadcast the test message.

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