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March 22, 2023
9:50 AM
Worthington, OH 43085
tornado siren
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Statewide Tornado Drill

Wednesday, March 22, 2023

March 19 - 25, 2023 is Spring Severe Weather Awareness Week in Ohio. Franklin County Emergency Management and Homeland Security urges you to exercise your tornado safety plan during the Statewide Tornado Drill at 9:50 a.m. Wednesday, March 22.

How to participate in the Drill

  • Listen for the outdoor sirens at 9:50 a.m. on March 22nd and participate by practicing your safety plan.
  • Note: The drill will take the place of the weekly Wednesday noon outdoor warning siren test in Franklin County.  The system will be activated one time for three minutes — a longer tone than in the regular Wednesday noon test.
  • If there is a threat of severe weather, the drill will be cancelled.

If you can’t participate in the tornado drill on March 22, conduct your own drill on another day this spring. 

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