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Virginia's Annual Tornado Drill


Virginia's Annual Statewide Tornado Drill will occur on Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at 9:45 AM unless there is an actual severe weather event occurring at the time.

A test tornado warning  will be sent to weather radios in the form of a required monthly test by the National Weather Service.  The Town of Victoria will also test its tornado warning sirens as part of the statewide drill.

Preparation plays an important role in surviving a tornado.  Before a tornado hits there are several actions that can help when one does occur such as: identify safe rooms or protective locations at home, school, or work, be alert to changing weather conditions, look for weather danger signs, have an emergency communications plan in place,and build a kit with emergency supplies.

More information can be found by visiting the Virginia Department of Emergency Management website at https://www.vaemergency.gov/tornadoes/