Severe Weather Preparedness
8:05 am
Mon March 3, 2014

Tornado Drill Scheduled This Morning

There will be a statewide tornado drill across Illinois Tuesday at 10 a.m. as part of National Severe Weather Preparedness Week.

Credit state of Illinois / IEMA

Illinois Emergency Management Agency: Severe Weather Preparedness packet

National Severe Weather Preparedness Week:  March 2-8, 2014

According to NOAA, there were seven weather and climate disaster events in 2013 with losses exceeding $1 billion each across the United States. Overall, these events killed 109 people and had significant economic effects on the areas impacted.