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Statewide Tornado Drills

By KBJR News 1

Statewide Tornado Drills

April 19, 2012 Updated Apr 19, 2012 at 1:29 PM CDT

Duluth, MN (Northland's NewsCenter) -- Two statewide tornado drills will be conducted Thursday, April 19.

At 1:45 p.m. the National Weather Sercive will issue a simulated tornado warning.

Sirens throughout communities will be activated at the time.

Participating facilities should conduct their tornado drill at this time.

The National Weather Service will issue an "End of Test" message at 2:00 p.m.

At 6:55 p.m. the National Weather Service will issue another simulated tornado warning.

This test will allow families to prepare in the home as well as second shift workers.

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