Duck and cover! Statewide tornado drill happening Wednesday morning

Posted at 6:20 AM, Jan 25, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-25 06:59:55-05

A statewide tornado drill will happen on Wednesday, January 25 at 10AM in Florida. 

Alert Florida offers a free text message reminder about the "Great Tornado Drill." Simply text FLTORDRILL to 888777 from your mobile phone. 

The National Weather Service in Tampa Bay wants everyone to participate. During the drill, they're asking everyone to share pictures of themselves sheltering in place with the hashtag, #tornadodrill. A free weather radio is up for grabs for those who participate and tweet. 



The state wants every family and business to have a plan in the event of a disaster. Get more info here