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Tornado Drill Today


April 12, 2017

In order to ensure statewide emergency communications and alerting capabilities are functioning properly, the NWS will issue a test Tornado Warning for the entire state today at 1030 a.m. Broadcasters and public safety alerting points across Wyoming will be participating in the test. Schools, health care and continuing-care facilities, and other large venues are encouraged to use the drill to test internal emergency procedures.

"We have partnered with FEMA to strongly promote the idea of people using the test warning on April 12 to actually practice what to do in case of a real emergency,"...

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