Students get VIPIReady by participating in Virginia Statewide Tornado Drill

Posted at 10:49 AM, Mar 17, 2015
and last updated 2015-03-17 17:26:30-04

Norfolk, Va. - The 2015 Virginia Statewide Tornado Drill was held Tuesday morning at 9:45 a.m.

The Virginia Department of Emergency Management sets a date for the drill each year in order to promote readiness in the event of a tornado emergency.

NewsChannel 3 Chief Meteorologist Patrick Rockey went to Ingleside Elementary in Norfolk on Tuesday morning for the drill.

Approximately 900,000 Virginians were expected to participate.

Click here to learn more about how to prepare for tornadoes and other emergencies in Virginia.