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Posted on: March 7, 2017

[ARCHIVED] CJCEMA Opts Out of Statewide Tornado Drill on Tuesday, March 7

CENTRAL JACKSON COUNTY, Mo. – Due to the impact of last night’s storms, the Central Jackson County Emergency Management Agency (CJCEMA) will not participate in the statewide tornado drill on Tuesday, March 7, at 10 a.m., weather pending.

Residents are encouraged to sign up for CJCEMA’s Nixle emergency notification & weather warning system by visiting  To learn how to better prepare yourself, family or business in the event of a disaster, visit

The CJCEMA is an emergency management agency consisting of the Central Jackson County Fire Protection District, the City of Blue Springs, Grain Valley, Lake Tapawingo and surrounding unincorporated areas. The EOC is located at the Central Jackson County Fire Protection District’s Training Facility and brings together representatives from Police, Fire, Public Works and Emergency Management agencies.


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