Statewide tornado drill scheduled for Wednesday canceled


(WANE) The National Weather Service and the Indiana Department of Homeland Security have canceled Wednesday’s scheduled test tornado drill as a result of concerns regarding COVID-19.

The two agencies decided the drill would add an extra layer of anxiety to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.

There are no plans to reschedule the drill and the National Weather Service indicated it will continue to push severe weather awareness via its Social Media channels.

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