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Florida statewide tornado drill postponed to Friday, Feb. 15, 2013

TORNADO DRILL Florida statewide tornado drill postponed to Friday, Feb. 15, 2013

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Florida statewide tornado drill postponed to Friday, Feb. 15, 2013

Submitted by Florida Division of Emergency Management

       TALLAHASSEE, FL – Florida’s statewide tornado drill has been rescheduled to take place on Friday, February 15, 2013, at 10:10 a.m. Eastern Time due to the chance of severe weather in North Florida on Wednesday. Floridians are reminded to monitor local weather conditions and heed all instructions from local officials.

     School districts, private schools, preschools and daycare centers are urged to participate in the drill. The simulated tornado warning will be broadcast on NOAA Weather Radio and will be encoded as a weekly test for this drill. All procedures for the drill remain the same. For more information, please visit www.FloridaDisaster.org/SWAW.

     To learn more about Severe Weather Awareness Week in Florida, visit www.FloridaDisaster.org/SWAW. To Get A Plan!, visit www.FloridaDisaster.org, and follow FDEM on Twitter at @FLSERT, on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/FloridaSERT and on Google+ at FLSERT.

 

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