Monday, February 22, 2010

2010 Severe Weather Awareness Week

Governor Bob Riley has declared February 22-February 26 as Severe Weather Awareness Week in Alabama. The National Weather Service Offices that serve Alabama (Huntsville, Birmingham, Mobile, and Tallahassee) will have information about severe weather safety on their web sites. Each day of the week will feature information on a different form of severe weather or safety information.

Monday February 22 - Severe thunderstorms and damaging winds.
Tuesday February 23 - Lightning
Wednesday February 24 - Tornadoes
Thursday February 25 - Flooding
Friday February 26 - NOAA Weather Radio

On Wednesday there will be a statewide "tornado safety drill" between 9 and 9:30 a.m. The NOAA Weather Radio test alert will be sounded and citizens are encouraged to practice implementing their severe weather safety plans.

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