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Annual Statewide Tornado Drill: March 21

March 20, 2017

The 2017 Virginia Statewide Tornado Drill is scheduled for Tuesday, March 21, at 9:45 a.m. A Mason Alert will be sent at approximately 9:35 a.m. to initiate the drill and test the Mason Alert system. Participation is optional. Employees and students can review the Tornado and Severe Weather Preparation Guide here and identify an appropriate shelter area to gather during the drill.

For more information on how to prepare and respond to potential emergencies, visit the Mason Ready website. For questions, contact Beth Brown at