March 3, 2014
KANSAS CITY, Missouri – On Monday, the National Weather Service announced that the Missouri Statewide Tornado Drill scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 4, has been postponed until 1:30 p.m. Thursday, March. The city of Kansas City, Mo., therefore, will postpone sounding its tornado outdoor warning sirens until Thursday, as well. The routine monthly tornado siren test that would have been on Wednesday, March 5 at 11 a.m. is still canceled.
City Hall’s internal tornado drill has not been rescheduled, and will still take place on at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 4. Any customers in the building at 1:30 p.m. will be directed by city staff where to take shelter. The city’s 311 call center, located in City Hall, will be closed from approximately 1:15-1:45 p.m. for the drill.