Statewide tornado drills are April 20

Minnesota's Severe Weather Awareness Week is April 17-21, 2017, with two statewide tornado drills set for Thursday, April 20 at 1:45 p.m. and 6:45 p.m. This annual public education event is designed to remind individuals, families, businesses, schools, and institutions that it's essential to plan ahead for Minnesota's severe spring and summer weather.