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March 13, 2012MARYVILLE, MO |  By: Wayman

Tornado Drill

The state-wide tornado drill is this afternoon in Missouri.

Outdoor siren warning systems will be sounded at 1:30 this afternoon, and several local agencies are also participating. The emergency management coordinator at the university in Maryville says staff and students will be participating in the drill,sighting recent severe weather as emphasizing the importance of safety. Maryville Public Safety is also encouraging residents to pre-plan for the upcoming severe weather season. This is severe weather awareness week in Missouri. Again, the state-wide tornado drill will happen at 1:30 this afternoon.