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Due to the threat of thunderstorms in the afternoon and evening hours for the remainder of the work week, the test of the Tornado Outdoor Warning Siren System will not be audible this month. The next audible test has been scheduled for Wednesday, December 5th at 5:00 p.m.

If you do hear the sirens in the next few days, they are indicating an actual tornado emergency and you should seek shelter immediately. Want to know more about what to do in a tornado emergency? Check out the new edition of the Emergency Services insert in the November Focus arriving in your mailbox or online at http://www.decaturga.com/home/showdocument?id=12787

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The October test of the Tornado Outdoor Warning Siren System will happen tomorrow (10/3/18) at 5:00 p.m. The test should last approximately one minute. Should the weather become inclement, the test will be postponed until Thursday, 4 October 2018.

If you have questions or want more information about the siren system, check out the Siren page on the City’s website or contact Police Lt. Barry Woodward at 404-373-6551.

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The September test of the Tornado Outdoor Warning Siren System will happen tomorrow (9/5/18) at 5:00 p.m. The test should last approximately one minute. Should the weather become inclement, the test will be postponed until Thursday, 6 September 2018.

If you have questions or want more information about the siren system, check out the Siren page on the City’s website or contact Police Lt. Barry Woodward at 404-373-6551.

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Due to the threat of heavy rains and severe weather today and tomorrow, the monthly test of the Tornado Outdoor Warning Siren System will not be conducted audibly.  If you have questions or want more information about the siren system, check out the Siren page on the City’s website or contact Police Lt. Barry Woodward at 404-373-6551.

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Since Independence Day falls of the first Wednesday of July this year, we have decided to test the Tornado Outdoor Warning Siren System this afternoon (7/3/18) at 5:00 p.m. The test should last approximately one minute. Should the weather become inclement, the test will be postponed until Thursday, 5 July 2018.

If you have questions or want more information about the siren system, check out the Siren page on the City’s website or contact Police Lt. Barry Woodward at 404-373-6551.

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The June test of the Tornado Outdoor Warning Siren System will happen tomorrow (6/6/18) at 5:00 p.m. The test should last approximately one minute. Should the weather become inclement, the test will be postponed until Thursday, 7 June 2018.

If you have questions or want more information about the siren system, check out the Siren page on the City’s website or contact Police Lt. Barry Woodward at 404-373-6551.

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The May test of the Tornado Outdoor Warning Siren System will happen tomorrow (5/2/18) at 5:00 p.m. The test should last approximately one minute. Should the weather become inclement, the test will be postponed until Thursday, 3 May 2018.

If you have questions or want more information about the siren system, check out the Siren page on the City’s website or contact Police Lt. Barry Woodward at 404-373-6551.

You may or may not know that the Tornado Outdoor Warning Siren System is currently receiving an upgrade and an expansion. The poles and equipment have been installed and we are close to being able to test out the new system. Stay tuned to the Decatur Minute blog and social media for details on when the upgraded siren system will be tested later in May.

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The March test of the Tornado Outdoor Warning Siren System will happen tomorrow (3/7/18) at 5:00 p.m. The test should last approximately one minute. Should the weather become inclement, the test will be postponed until Thursday, 8 March 2018.

If you have questions or want more information about the siren system, check out the Siren page on the City’s website or contact Police Lt. Barry Woodward at 404-373-6551.

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Sirens webThe February test of the Tornado Outdoor Warning Siren System will happen today (2/14/18) at 5:00 p.m. The test should last approximately one minute. Should the weather become inclement in the next couple of hours, the test will be postponed until Thursday, 15 February 2018.

If you have questions or want more information about the siren system, check out the Siren page on the City’s website or contact Police Lt. Barry Woodward at 404-373-6551.

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Due to forecasted rains and potential thunderstorms tomorrow as well as the need to change the batteries on a few of the current sirens, we have decided to move the monthly test of the tornado outdoor warning system until next Wednesday, February 14th at 5:00 p.m.  However, as this is Severe Weather Awareness Week for the entire state, you may hear sirens on Friday, February 9th around 9 a.m. during the statewide tornado drill.

If you have questions or want more information about the siren system, check out the Siren page on the City’s website or contact Police Lt. Barry Woodward at 404-373-6551.

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