Statewide Tornado Drills are Thursday, April 20. The 147.210 repeater will be activated for Skywarn testing on Thursday 18:40 until 19:10. Here's the planned schedule.
13:30 – Warning for the St Paul side of the cities.
18:00 – Begin scenario for Minneapolis
By 18:45 – Informal net up and running
~ 18:50 – Issue warning
~ 18:55 – Sirens
~ 19:05 – Wrap-up
More information at: https://dps.mn.gov/divisions/hsem/weather-awareness-preparedness/Pages/default.aspx
Statewide Tornado Drills are Thursday, April 20
During the week, the Department of Public Safety and the National Weather Service will be promoting severe weather safety and emergency preparedness information in the media. In addition, statewide tornado drills will be held Thursday, April 14 at 1:45 p.m. and 6:55 p.m.
This is the perfect time for families, communities, schools, and local businesses to review and talk about their emergency plans and how they can prepare for the upcoming severe weather season.
Each day of the week highlights an important seasonal weather safety topic.
Monday Alerts and Warnings
Tuesday Severe Weather, Lightning and Hail
Thursday Tornadoes (with statewide tornado drills)
Friday Extreme Heat 1 1