Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Memphis, TN

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN
122 PM CST TUE FEB 17 2015

...THIS WEEK IS TENNESSEE SEVERE WEATHER AWARENESS WEEK...
...STATEWIDE TORNADO DRILL AT 930 AM WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 18...

FEBRUARY 15 THROUGH FEBRUARY 21 HAS BEEN DESIGNATED AS SEVERE
WEATHER AWARENESS WEEK IN TENNESSEE. THE LATE WINTER AND SPRING
MONTHS TYPICALLY BRING THE HIGHEST FREQUENCY OF SEVERE WEATHER TO
TENNESSEE. SEVERE WEATHER AWARENESS WEEK IS A GOOD TIME TO REVIEW
SEVERE WEATHER SAFETY PLANS AND ENSURE YOU HAVE A MEANS TO RECEIVE
TIMELY WARNINGS.

ON WEDNESDAY MORNING AROUND 930AM...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
WILL ISSUE A TEST TORNADO WARNING MESSAGE ON THE NOAA WEATHER
RADIO SYSTEM. THIS DRILL WILL ALLOW ORGANIZATIONS TO TEST AND
REVIEW THEIR SEVERE WEATHER PLANS AND ENSURE THEIR NOAA WEATHER
RADIOS ARE WORKING PROPERLY. THE TEST MESSAGE WILL BE CLEARLY
WORDED AS A TEST. MANY NOAA WEATHER RADIOS MAY NOT SOUND AN AUDIO
ALARM...HOWEVER THEY WILL DISPLAY /TEST/ ON THEIR SCREEN
SIGNIFYING THEY SUCCESSFULLY RECEIVED THE TEST.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON SEVERE WEATHER VISIT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE MEMPHIS WEB SITE AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MEMPHIS...LIKE US ON
FACEBOOK...AND FOLLOW US ON TWITTER.


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