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Siren Testing for 2019 - Updated 3/27/2019

The Douglas County Emergency Management Agency will conduct Tests of individual sirens throughout the week of March 25, 2019. 

There will also be a system-wide Special Siren Test on March 27, 2019, at approximately 10:00 AM as part of the National Weather Service Severe Weather Awareness Week.  This special test will consist of a single sounding.  The actual time of the sounding will be formally announced by the National Weather Service.

The first Routine Monthly Siren Test for the 2019 season will be at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, April 3, 2019.  Routine monthly tests consist of a single sounding. Routine monthly testing of the Outdoor Warning Siren System will also take place at 11:00 AM on May 1, June 5, July 3, August 7, September 4 and October 2, 2019.  

Testing of sirens is on a weather-permitting basis and will not be performed if threatening weather exists.

It should be understood that on occasion, individual sirens may also be sounded throughout the year as part of general maintenance activities.

Released by,

Paul W. Johnson, Director




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