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NWS Severe Weather Awareness Week


Severe Weather Awareness Week kicks off today. The National Weather Service reports it includes both Minnesota and Wisconsin.


Each day this week has a theme, today it’s Alerts and Warnings,

  • Tuesday - Severe Thunderstorms and

  • Lightning

  • Wednesday - Flooding

  • This Thursday, the tornado drill will take place at 1:45 pm and 6:45 pm. No test tornado warning will be issued, but the NWS will use the weekly NOAA Weather Radio test codes at 1:45 pm and 6:45 pm.

  • Severe Weather Week concludes Friday, when the focus is on Extreme Heat.

For more information, go to https://www.weather.gov/arx/severeprep.

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