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Tornado drill for all schools in Georgia scheduled Friday

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Updated: 2/04 3:07 pm
ATLANTA, Ga. -- All schools and hospitals in Georgia will be expected to take part in a tornado drill Friday morning.

It was scheduled for Wednesday morning, but due to the weather, it was postponed to Friday according to the Georgia Emergency Management Agency.

The GEMA says the National Weather Service will activate this drill at 9 a.m. on the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's radio.

The drill ends at 9:30 a.m., according to GEMA. All students and staff are required to seek shelter during the drill.

According to GEMA, all schools should look out for the test on the NOAA Weather Radio. Officials say if schools do not hear the sound for the drill, begin it at 9 a.m.

Georgia's governor, Nathan Deal stated that Feb. 3 through Feb. 7 is a Severe Weather Awareness Week.

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