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Virginia to hold statewide tornado drill on March 16

Virginia's annual tornado drill is Tuesday morning March 16th
Virginia's annual tornado drill is Tuesday morning March 16th(Virginia Department of Emergency Services)
Published: Mar. 15, 2021 at 4:35 PM EDT
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RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Tuesday is “Tornado Preparedness Day” in Virginia, meaning the statewide tornado drill is happening at 9:45 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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