Don’t be alarmed, but do be prepared, there will be statewide tornado drill next week. March 19th through 25th is severe weather awareness week with local and statewide emergency management officials urging you to be prepared for natural disasters. On Wednesday the 22nd at 1pm, the county’s outdoor warning sirens will be activated for a steady three minutes as a test of the warning network. There will also be tornado warning messages on television and radio stations statewide. Families, schools, and businesses are encouraged to review and practice their emergency plans next week. For more information, visit www.ready.gov.