CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Peak tornado season in our area is from April through July and the Ohio Committee for Severe Weather Awareness is having a statewide tornado drill Wednesday morning.
Across the state of Ohio people will hear a siren whaling at 9:50 a.m.
The committee says it's important Ohioans know how to DUCK.
- D: Go DOWN to the lowest level
- U: Get UNDER something
- C: COVER your head
- K: KEEP shelter until the storm has passed
There were 24 confirmed tornadoes in Ohio in 2016, with 11 occurring in one day. Aug. 24 was labeled a tornado outbreak because there were a total of 22 confirmed tornadoes across Indiana and Ohio.
For more information about tornado facts, drills, tornado precautions, home preparedness and insurance information visit weathersafety.ohio.org.
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