Lebanon Reporter

March 16, 2013

Severe weather drill March 27

Staff report
The Lebanon Reporter

Lebanon — Public safety agencies and organizations in Boone County will hold their annual severe weather preparedness drill on March 27.

At 10:15 a.m. and 7:35 p.m., warning sirens throughout Boone County will be set off to help officials and the public rehearse their plans when severe thunderstorms and tornadoes occur in the county. The tests will be held the next day if weather forces a cancellation, said Mike Martin, director of the Boone County Emergency Management Agency.

Gov. Mike Pence has declared March 24-30 Severe Weather Preparedness Week in Indiana. Sponsoring organizations include the National Weather Service, Indiana State Police, Indiana Department of Homeland Security, Indiana Department of Education, the Broadcasters Association, the American Red Cross, amateur radio operators and Boone’s public se