The National Weather Service will be conducting a Test Tornado Drill on Wednesday, March 29th, 2023.
The National Weather Service will use the actual RWT EAS code for the Tornado Warning. The backup days are Thursday, March 30th or Friday, March 31st, if we have severe weather in the area on March 29th.
Here is the timeline for the Wednesday, March 29th Drill
10:00 AM CDT.…All offices serving Iowa and Nebraska will issue a Required Weekly Test (RWT) code for the tornado drill. This will be broadcast with EAS and 1050Hz tones on NOAA Weather Radio.
1. Required Weekly NOAA Weather Radio Test
2. NAWAS notification to Warning Points
4. Social Media
Brian E. Smith
Warning Coordination Meteorologist
National Weather Service Omaha/Valley, NE