Wednesday, March 5, 2008

Emergency Alert System (EAS) Broadcasts Fake Tornado Warning on T.V.

Fake Weather Alerts, once again had me going WTF, until I double checked the data.

I had to quickly get the recorder up and running for this one.

A tornado warning means that someone has spotted a tornado--it's in play and .... the sky darkens, but I was confused since it was clear skies and we had snow on the ground.

Yes it's important to get the tornado warnings out to the public, however, .... I don't understand why anyone would submit fake sever weather reports. ...

I guess these reports explain what happened, another mistake not knwoing that Homeland Security was planning to make it appear to be a Real Life Civil Disaster occuring, when in fact it was a drill.

Ind. tornado test drill tomorrow
Louisville Courier-Journal, KY - Mar 4, 2008
A statewide test tornado drill will be conducted tomorrow between 10:30 and 11 am Eastern Standard Time. A second drill will be conducted between 7 and 7:30 ...
Drivers urged to prepare for severe weather Terre Haute Tribune Star
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Students Participate In Tornado Drills
WITN TV - 5 hours ago
In wake of Tuesday night's storm, Wednesday morning, administrators held a school-wide tornado drill. Over 500 students participated in the drill which ...
Emergency agency's tornado drill today
Bloomington Pantagraph, USA - Mar 4, 2008
BLOOMINGTON -- McLean County Emergency Management Agency will conduct its annual tornado drill at 10 am Tuesday. The drill will test the communication, ...

First of Two Tornado Drills Goes Well in Marion County
93.1 WIBC Indianapolis, IN - 12 hours ago
A tornado drill as part of "Severe Weather Awareness Week." Schools and government agencies took part, enacting their own severe weather plans. ...

Schools practice tornado drills
WTHI, IN - 8 hours ago
... protect themselves in case a tornado would be headed their way. Farrington Grove principal Bill Smith says although the drill ends the learning won't. ...

Test tornado drills today
WISH, IN - 12 hours ago
Today, there will be two test tornado drills. The first occurred at around 11:30 am Schools and businesses across the state used the drill to practice thier ...


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