Simulated Tornado Warning Across North Florida

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Florida Division of Emergency Management Release

TALLAHASSEE - Florida's statewide tornado drill has been rescheduled to take place on Friday, February 15, 2013, at 10:10 a.m. Eastern Time due to the chance of severe weather in North Florida on Wednesday. Floridians are reminded to monitor local weather conditions and heed all instructions from local officials.

School districts, private schools, preschools and daycare centers are urged to participate in the drill. The simulated tornado warning will be broadcast on NOAA Weather Radio and will be encoded as a weekly test for this drill. All procedures for the drill remain the same. For more information, please visit

To learn more about Severe Weather Awareness Week in Florida, visit To Get A Plan!, visit, and follow FDEM on Twitter at @FLSERT, on Facebook at and on Google+ at FLSERT.

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