tornado drill 2014Lynchburg officials are encouraging citizens to participate in the upcoming Tornado Preparedness Drill. Administrators say residents can prepare by simulating appropriate actions, as if a tornado warning has been issued. Some examples include: moving into the interior of an office building/school or moving into your home’s basement. Experts say–when we plan ahead, we are all better prepared. The statewide drill will be held at 9:45 on the morning of March 11. The city has links to register for the drill and to learn more about tornado safety online at: