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WEDNESDAY MARCH 21 - HAZARDOUS WEATHER AWARENESS WEEK
Though we can't completely rule out wintry-type weather over the next couple weeks,
it's not too early to start thinking about the severe weather hazards of the coming
months. In fact, this week is Hazardous Weather Awareness Week in Pennsylvania and
New Jersey, a collaborative effort between the National Weather Service and various
emergency management agencies.
As part of the week, the National Weather Service tomorrow morning will issue one
simulated Tornado Warning and one simulated Flash Flood Warning for each county in
southeastern Pennsylvania and central and southern New Jersey. This will allow
emergency management officials, schools, hospitals, and media outlets to test their
communication systems and update their safety procedures. And if you own a NOAA
weather radio, it's a chance to check that its alarm works.
For more on Hazardous Weather Awareness week, visit the local National Weather Service
web site at