Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Memphis, TN

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN
1204 PM CST MON MAR 2 2015

...THIS WEEK IS SEVERE WEATHER AWARENESS WEEK IN ARKANSAS AND
MISSOURI...

MARCH 1 THROUGH MARCH 7 HAS BEEN DESIGNATED AS SEVERE WEATHER
AWARENESS WEEK IN ARKANSAS...AND MARCH 2 THROUGH MARCH 6 HAS BEEN
DESIGNATED AS SEVERE WEATHER AWARENESS WEEK IN MISSOURI. SPRING
MONTHS TYPICALLY BRING THE HIGHEST FREQUENCY OF SEVERE WEATHER TO
ARKANSAS AND MISSOURI. SEVERE WEATHER AWARENESS WEEK IS A GOOD
TIME TO REVIEW SEVERE WEATHER SAFETY PLANS AND ENSURE YOU HAVE A
MEANS TO RECEIVE TIMELY WARNINGS. DURING THE WEEK...YOUR NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE WILL BE PROVIDING INFORMATION ON TORNADO AND
SEVERE WEATHER HAZARDS AND SAFETY TIPS.

ON TUESDAY AFTERNOON AROUND 130 PM...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
WILL ISSUE A TEST TORNADO WARNING FOR THE STATE OF MISSOURI. IF
HAZARDOUS WEATHER AFFECTS A LARGE PART OF THE STATE ON
TUESDAY...THE DRILL WILL BE POSTPONED UNTIL THURSDAY AT 130 PM.
THIS DRILL WILL ALLOW ORGANIZATIONS TO TEST AND REVIEW THEIR
SEVERE WEATHER PLANS AND ENSURE THEIR NOAA WEATHER RADIOS AND
OTHER WARNING DEVICES ARE WORKING PROPERLY. THE TEST MESSAGE WILL
BE CLEARLY WORDED AS A 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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