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This week is Spring Weather Awareness Week in West Virginia!  Follow #ReadyWVwx on social media, and check out our partners at West Virginia Emergency Management Division and ReadyWV! for tips and information on how to be Weather-Ready for the spring severe weather season.

Also, make plans to participate in the West Virginia Statewide Tornado Drill at 11:00 am EDT Wednesday March 22, 2023.  This is a great opportunity to practice what you would do in the event of a real tornado!  Find out more information in our Tornado Drill FAQ.

If you participate in the Statewide Tornado Drill or any other Spring Weather Awareness Week activity, let us know by including #ReadyWVwx in your Facebook or Twitter post.





Learn more by attending live, virtual classes and webinars which will be offered by area NWS offices during Spring Weather Awareness Week!  Register for the class that fits your schedule best! 
Date Time Type NWS Office Registration Link
Wednesday March 22, 2023 6:00 pm In Person SKYWARN Brooke County Pittsburgh, PA Click here for more info
Thursday March 23, 2023 7:00 pm Virtual SKYWARN Charleston, WV Click here to register

Finally, help us spread the word!  We offer weather preparedness related materials you can share, including graphics and posts ready-made for social media and safety newsletters.  Businesses and organizations who would like to partner with the NWS to help make our region ready, responsive and resilient to hazardous weather can also become Weather-Ready Nation Ambassadors by following the link below.