BENTON, MO (KFVS) - The Scott County Emergency Management Agency says the Missouri Statewide Tornado Drill and Severe Weather Awareness Week are good time to prepare for severe weather.
Missouri's StormAware website provides tornado sheltering videos, other safety resources to prepare for March 5 tornado drill during Missouri Severe Weather Awareness Week, March 4-8.
The National Weather Service, the State Emergency Management Agency and Missouri's local emergency management offices are asking Missourians to use this week as an opportunity to plan and prepare for how they will react and shelter in response to severe weather.
EMA officials say Missouri will conduct the 39th annual Statewide Tornado Drill on Tuesday, March 5 at 1:30 p.m. If severe weather is in the forecast on March 5, the drill will be moved to Thursday, March 7 at 1:30 p.m.