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Statewide Tornado Drill Scheduled for Wednesday March 8th

Statewide Tornado Drill Scheduled for Wednesday March 8th

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Tornado touching down in FL (Stock Photo / Adobe Stock) ASHEBORO N.C. - The National Weather Service along with North Carolina Department of Public Safety and local broadcasters will hold a statewide tornado drill this week as part of Severe Weather Preparedness Week. On Wednesday, March 8th at 9:30 AM, the National Weather Service will conduct a statewide tornado drill. Every school, business, and residence are encouraged to participate in this drill by taking a few moments to practice your severe weather safety plan and seek shelter for a few minutes as if a tornado were headed your way.  The test will come in the form of a Required Monthly Test which will be activated by the State Emergency Alert System and be carried by local radio broadcasters. The statewide drill is part...