Severe Weather Awareness Week is April 8-12
Minnesota’s Severe Weather Awareness Week is April 8-12, 2019 with two statewide tornado drills on Thursday, April 11 at 1:45 p.m. and 6:45 p.m. This annual public education event is designed to remind individuals, families, businesses, schools, and institutions that it’s essential to plan ahead for Minnesota’s severe spring and summer weather.
An informed, involved community is more resilient to disaster, and being prepared helps reduce the risks and costs of hazardous weather events. An easy way to get prepared is by participating in Severe Weather Awareness Week. The statewide tornado drills on Thursday, April 11 provide an excellent opportunity for community members to prepare their homes, families, neighborhoods, and communities! Follow us on social media for more tips during Severe Weather Week 2019.