TEST TORNADO WARNING: WESTERN IA/EASTERN NE

Weather

March 27th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TEST…TORNADO WARNING…TEST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NEBRASKA
1010 AM CDT WED MAR 27 2013

…THIS MESSAGE IS FOR TEST PURPOSES ONLY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

* THIS IS A TEST MESSAGE. TORNADO WARNING FOR…
SHELBY COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…
POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…
PAGE COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…
FREMONT COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…
MONTGOMERY COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…
MONONA COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…
MILLS COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…
HARRISON COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…
COLFAX COUNTY IN NORTHEAST NEBRASKA…
CUMING COUNTY IN NORTHEAST NEBRASKA…
NEMAHA COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NEBRASKA…
WAYNE COUNTY IN NORTHEAST NEBRASKA…
WASHINGTON COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL NEBRASKA…
PAWNEE COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NEBRASKA…
OTOE COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NEBRASKA…
THURSTON COUNTY IN NORTHEAST NEBRASKA…
PLATTE COUNTY IN NORTHEAST NEBRASKA…
PIERCE COUNTY IN NORTHEAST NEBRASKA…
DODGE COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL NEBRASKA…
DOUGLAS COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL NEBRASKA…
STANTON COUNTY IN NORTHEAST NEBRASKA…
RICHARDSON COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NEBRASKA…
JEFFERSON COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NEBRASKA…
ANTELOPE COUNTY IN NORTHEAST NEBRASKA…
JOHNSON COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NEBRASKA…
BURT COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL NEBRASKA…
KNOX COUNTY IN NORTHEAST NEBRASKA…
GAGE COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NEBRASKA…
CASS COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NEBRASKA…
BUTLER COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL NEBRASKA…
BOONE COUNTY IN NORTHEAST NEBRASKA…
LANCASTER COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NEBRASKA…
CEDAR COUNTY IN NORTHEAST NEBRASKA…
SEWARD COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NEBRASKA…
SAUNDERS COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL NEBRASKA…
SARPY COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL NEBRASKA…
SALINE COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NEBRASKA…
MADISON COUNTY IN NORTHEAST NEBRASKA…

* THIS IS A TEST MESSAGE. UNTIL 1030 AM CDT

* THIS IS A TEST MESSAGE. THIS TEST TORNADO WARNING IS BEING ISSUED AS PART OF THE SEVERE WEATHER AWARENESS WEEK ANNUAL DRILL…REPEAT DRILL.

THIS ANNUAL DRILL IS THE HIGHLIGHT OF SEVERE WEATHER
AWARENESS WEEK. ALL SCHOOLS…HOSPITALS…BUSINESSES…OTHER
INSTITUTIONS AND THOSE AT HOME ARE URGED TO TREAT THIS AS IF IT
WERE A REAL EMERGENCY. NOW IS AN EXCELLENT TIME TO PRACTICE YOUR
SEVERE WEATHER EMERGENCY PLANS.

* THIS IS A TEST MESSAGE. LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
ALL LOCATIONS IN EASTERN NEBRAKA AND SOUTHWEST IOWA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

TAKE COVER NOW. MOVE TO A BASEMENT OR AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST
FLOOR OF A STURDY BUILDING. AVOID WINDOWS. IF IN A MOBILE HOME OR
OUTDOORS…MOVE TO THE CLOSEST SUBSTANTIAL SHELTER AND PROTECT
YOURSELF FROM FLYING DEBRIS.

THIS IS A TEST…REPEAT…TEST. THIS IS A TEST MESSAGE. DO NOT TAKE ACTION BASED ON THIS MESSAGE.