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Tornado Safety Day in Georgia

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Students taking cover at Alpharetta Elementary School (Matt Pearl, 11Alive News)

ATLANTA -- Wednesday is Tornado Safety Day in Georgia. It's part of the state's Severe Weather Awareness Week.

To help prepare for storms like the one that devastated Adairsville and Calhoun last week, Georgians are encouraged to prepare a home safety plan, practice a drill and assemble a ready kit.

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Last March alone, eight tornadoes touched down in Georgia, according to the state emergency management agency.

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