Test Tornado Warning to Take Place This Morning as Part of Severe Weather Preparedness Week

Test Tornado Warning to Take Place This Morning as Part of Severe Weather Preparedness Week

Marion – Tornado sirens across the state will be sounding off this morning as part of Severe Weather Preparedness Week. This morning at 10:00 the entire state will be issued a test tornado warning, with a full test broadcast being this station and many others throughout the state. The state of Illinois ranks 5th in the nation for tornadoes per square mile with 69 such storms recorded last year. High impact storms also claimed 18 lives across the state last year.