A live drill will be conducted using the Tornado Warning code: TOR. All National Weather Service offices serving Missouri will issue a live Tornado Warning for the drill. The drill will be clearly marked as a test. Most warning systems will activate upon receiving the warning. Tornado sirens will be activated as part of this test locally. Area schools will participate in this event.
1. NOAA Weather Radio receivers set to receive a tornado warning will alert for the drill.
2. The national Emergency Alert System (EAS) will be activated at the discretion of the local media station.
3. Outdoor warning siren systems will be activated at the discretion of local authorities.
4. The Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) service for cellular phones WILL NOT activate for the drill.