DES MOINES, IA (1016 AM CDT WED MAR 27 2019) — : THIS MESSAGE IS FOR TEST PURPOSES ONLY The National Weather Service in Des Moines has issued a THIS IS A TEST MESSAGE. Test Tornado Warning for all of Iowa for Severe Weather Awareness Week Tornado Drill. THIS IS A TEST MESSAGE. until 1035 AM CDT. THIS IS A TEST MESSAGE. No severe weather is occurring or expected. This TEST Tornado Warning initiates the warning phase of the Severe Weather Awareness Week tornado drill. Repeating, this is only a drill. All schools, businesses, hospitals, other institutions or people at home should treat this drill as if it were a real emergency and practice your severe weather emergency plans. HAZARD: Tornado Drill. SOURCE: This is Severe Weather Awareness Week. Practice your severe weather plan. THIS IS A TEST MESSAGE. All locations in Iowa should practice their severe weather emergency plans. Practice your severe weather emergency plans.