Students take cover for statewide tornado drill

Students at Franke Park Elementary School participate in the statewide tornado drill on Tuesday.

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) — Students around the state participated in statewide tornado drills Tuesday.

The tornado drills were conducted at 10:15 a.m. Another drill was slated for 7:35 p.m.

The drills began with test tornado warnings issued by Weather Service offices. At schools, officials led students out of their classrooms and into hallways, where they crouched down and tucked with their hands over their heads.

The drills lasted roughly 10 minutes.

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