There will be a statewide tornado drill today as part of severe weatherawareness week. National Weather Service meteorologist Dave Theophilussays some of the things we’ve always been told about tornadoes have changed.He says the corner is no longer considered the best place to be in thebasement during a tornado.Theophilus says some people think that opening a window will help preventdamage during a tornado. He says that is also wrong.The statewide tornado test will start with a tornado watch at 10 A-M, then atornado warning will be issued followed by an all clear message at 10:30A-M. The statewide drill offers local government and private groups the chance to test their severe weather communications before serve weather hitsfor real.
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