A few Minnesota counties did not participate in the evening tornado warning alert test. This website from Minnesota Homeland Security designated the counties which volunteered to run a second test of the communication systems at 6:55PM.
Counties which participated in the evening tornado drill
Minnesota Public Safety
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About the blogger
Craig Edwards began his forecasting career with the National Weather Service in 1972 and served for 15 years as the chief meteorologist in the Twin Cities for NOAA, retiring in 2006. He’s been the game day meteorologist for the Minnesota Twins since baseball moved outdoors at Target Field in 2010. Edwards is author of “Nature’s Messenger” and a speaker on climate change in Minnesota.