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Posted on: February 22, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Severe Weather Awareness Week

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South Carolina Severe Weather Awareness Week will be March 4th-10th, 2018

***** Annual statewide tornado drill will be held at 9 AM, Wednesday March 11 *****

A Test Tornado Warning will be issued using the actual EAS code for this drill. The main 

purpose of this drill is for schools, partners, the general public, and others to test their

tornado safety plans and communication systems.

What you should know about Severe Weather

  • Know what to do before, during, and after severe weather.
  • Create a communications plan with your family before severe weather hits.
  • Have emergency supplies in place at home, at work, and in the car.
  • Listen to local officials.
  • Check your insurance policies to ensure you have enough coverage.
  • Evacuate if advised by local authorities.

For more information on Severe Weather Awareness Activities please visit the National Weather Service link below:

National Weather Service
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