Severe Weather Awareness Week is March 27- 31, 2017.
The National Weather Service will conduct a Statewide Tornado Drill during the week, on Wednesday, March 29, between 10 and 11 a.m.
The purpose of this drill is to ensure that Iowans can adequately receive a Tornado Warning and can practice any actions that would be taken in the event of a real tornado. The test watch and warning will be sent through all communication channels normally used for severe weather dissemination.
A Test Tornado Watch will be issued around 10 a.m. local time followed by a Test Tornado...