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Siren Testing Schedule

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Siren Testing for 2017

The Douglas County Emergency Management Agency will conduct a Visual Siren Test on March 4, 2017 at approximately 11:00 AM.  A second sounding will occur approximately 30 minutes following the first sounding.     

There will also be a system-wide Special Siren Test on March 29, 2017, 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 2017 season will be at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, April 5, 2017.  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 3, June 7, July 5, August 2, September 6 and October 4, 2017.  

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

DCEMA

 

 

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