News from City Hall
City Communications Office
City of Kansas City, Mo.
CONTACT: City Communications Office, 816-513-1349
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 9, 2011
Tornado drill set for Thursday, March 10
The City of Kansas City, Mo., Office of Emergency Management, is reminding the public that the State of Missouri’s annual statewide tornado drill is scheduled to take place on Thursday, March 10 at 1:30 p.m. The drill sirens in Kansas City, Mo., and throughout the state will be sounded by emergency management personnel.
This drill is the 37th annual statewide drill and is part of Missouri 2011 Severe Weather Awareness Week, which runs through Friday, March 11.
For more information about Missouri 2011 Severe Weather Awareness Week, please contact Mike O’Connell of the State Department of Public Safety at 573-751-4819.
For information about the City’s emergency management efforts, please contact Jennifer Fales, emergency management coordinator, at 816-784-9304.