The system will eliminate the need for an IU staffer writing and sending those alerts.
The tornado drills are part of Indiana’s Severe Weather Preparedness Week activities.
This week is Severe Weather Preparedness Week in Indiana.
This week is Severe Weather Preparedness Week in Indiana, and a statewide tornado drill is schedule for 10 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.
The drills are planned to give emergency officials, residents, schools and businesses a chance to test and review emergency plans.
Indiana University officials will activate a test drill on each campus throughout the state using IU-Notify.
Monroe County Emergency Management Director Jim Comerford can check each of the 42 sirens in the county with a computer system.
The first test will be activated during the morning between 10:15 and 10:30. The second will take place during the evening between 7:30 and 7:45.