Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
234 PM CST THU FEB 26 2015

...SEVERE WEATHER AWARENESS CAMPAIGNS FOR OUR REGION...
...CORRECTION TO CHANGE INDIANA DRILL TIMES TO 9:15 AM CDT AND 6:35
PM CDT...

THE RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS AND THEIR INDIVIDUAL HAZARDS MAY
BEGIN INCREASE IN THE COMING WEEKS AS TEMPERATURES WARM AMIDST A
DEVELOPING SPRING ENVIRONMENT. OUR REGION IS NO STRANGER TO DAMAGING
THUNDERSTORM WINDS, HAIL, TORRENTIAL THUNDERSTORM RAIN, AND EVEN
TORNADOES. THE SEVERE WEATHER CAMPAIGNS FOR EACH OF OUR STATES
PROVIDE A TIME OF FOCUS ON THESE HAZARDS AND MORE IMPORTANTLY A TIME
WE CAN ALL REVIEW OUR ACTIONS TO BE VIGILANT AND READY TO TAKE
PROPER ACTION ANYTIME SEVERE WEATHER THREATENS.

THE FOLLOWING IS A LIST OF EACH STATE`S CAMPAIGN, INCLUDING
TORNADO DRILL DETAILS (TIMES ARE APPROXIMATE).

                               TORNADO DRILL
STATE     CAMPAIGN DATES         DATE/TIME       SAME/EAS CODE
-----------------------------------------------------------------
KENTUCKY  MONTH OF MARCH    MARCH 3/ 9:17 AM CST     TOR
ILLINOIS    MARCH 1-7       MARCH 3/10:00 AM CST     TOR
MISSOURI    MARCH 2-5       MARCH 3/ 1:30 PM CST     TOR
INDIANA     MARCH 15-21     MARCH 19/9:15 AM CDT     TOR
                                     6:35 PM CDT     TOR

THE TORNADO DRILLS PROVIDE AN EXCELLENT MEANS TO TEST THE WARNING
SYSTEM, INCLUDING THE RECEIPT OF THE DRILL VIA NOAA ALL- HAZARDS
WEATHER RADIO. IT ALSO PROVIDES AN OPPORTUNE TIME FOR PEOPLE AT
HOME, WORK, OR AT OTHER LOCATIONS TO PRACTICE THEIR TORNADO
SHELTERING PLAN.

FOR MORE INFORMATION THROUGHOUT THE CAMPAIGNS, CHECK THE NWS
PADUCAH WEB SITE (WWW.WEATHER.GOV/PAH) AND SOCIAL MEDIA SITES, OR
CONTACT WARNING COORDINATION METEOROLOGIST, RICK SHANKLIN AT
270.559.2724.


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