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Statewide tornado drill happening on Wednesday

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Posted at 2:22 PM, Mar 23, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-23 15:22:48-04

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — If you hear a tornado siren this Wednesday, there may not be cause for alarm.

According to a release from the National Weather Service, this week is Severe Weather Week in Iowa and Nebraska. With that being the case, a statewide test of the sirens will blare through the skies at 11 a.m. CDT. on Wednesday.

While tornadoes were lower than the 30-year average of 51 to just 21 in Nebraska in 2020, the National Weather Service said that people shouldn't let their guard down and should have a plan of action in place should the real thing occur.

You can read more in the following release from the National Weather Service:

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