Apr 24, 2014 at 10:46 am
ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) As part of Severe Weather Awareness Week across Minnesota this week, the National Weather Service will be conducting a pair of statewide tornado drills today (Thursday).
The first will occur at 1:45 pm, and will give schools and businesses a chance to practice their storm preparedness plans in the event severe weather strikes.
A second tornado drill will be held at 6:55 pm for families and homeowners to practice those same plans.
Last summer was a quiet season for tornadoes in Minnesota, with fewer than twenty confirmed reports across the entire state.
Temp: 69°F (21°C)
Wind: 5 SW
Weather: light thunderstorm with rain, mist