Tornado warning interrupts graduation

West’s annual graduation ceremony at Carver Hawkeye Arena has been stalled due to a tornado warning.

Marta Leira, Print Editor-in-Chief

Sirens began to echo throughout the walls of Carver Hawkeye Arena at approximately 6:20 pm. They announced a tornado warning for Johnson County and surrounding areas, stalling the graduation ceremony originally set to begin at 7 pm. 

Students and attendees have been moved to the arenas tunnels and are awaiting further instruction.

Local authorities are urging everyone to take shelter immediately, preferably in a room without windows.

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