Statewide tornado drill scheduled for Wednesday morning

Russell County Emergency Management, along with first responders, schools, Russell County Hospital, nursing home and local industries will participate in the statewide tornado drill that will be held on Wednesday, March 3rd, at 9:07 a.m. CT.

NOAA Radio will initiate the drill and 911 Dispatch will activate the outdoor warning sirens and open safe rooms, page all first responders, and notify all others on list. This is only a drill. The purpose is to test your plan so we can all have everything in order in the event of a real tornado.

For information call 270-585-1416.

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