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Statewide Tronado Drills
Drills Planned during Afternoon and Evening Hours

On the afternoon of Thursday, April 20, the National Weather Service will conduct a statewide tornado drill in Wisconsin. On April 20 at 1:00 p.m., a mock tornado watch for all of Wisconsin will be issued, and at 1:45 p.m., a mock tornado warning will subsequently be issued across the state. The statewide drill should end by 2:00 p.m.

A mock tornado warning will also be issued at 6:45 p.m. on Thursday, April 20, offering families and businesses the opportunity to test their severe weather emergency plans.

If actual severe weather occurs anywhere in the state on April 20, the statewide drill will be postponed until Friday, April 21 with the watch and warning being issued at the same times planned for the April 20 drills.

According to the National Weather Service, Wisconsin averages 23 tornados per year. During 2015, 17 tornados touched down in the state. More information about tornado safety is available by clicking "View PDF" below.


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