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Posted on: February 27, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Severe Weather Awareness Week

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On Tuesday, March 7, 2023, at 10:00 AM Atchison County Emergency Management 
and the NWS will conduct a Statewide Severe Weather Tornado Drill. 
Every school, citizen, and business is encouraged to participate in the drill. 
Emergency Management will advertise the tornado drill on our Facebook page.  Local warning sirens and the NOAA All-Hazards Weather Radio will be activated to signal the start of the drill.

Emergency Management encourages everyone to consider participating by simply sheltering-in-place or discussing sheltering options/plans among co-workers/family members.  

The purpose of the drill is to test everyone's readiness for life-threatening severe weather events such as tornadoes, flash floods, and damaging winds.

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