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The November test of the Tornado Outdoor Warning Siren System will happen tomorrow, November 4, at 5:00 p.m. The test should last approximately one minute. Should the weather become inclement, the test will be postponed until Thursday, November 5.

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 National Weather Service has issued Tornado Watch #498 for DeKalb County (and may others) until 9PM tonight.

A tornado watch means that conditions are favorable for tornados to occur. Stay tuned to a weather radio, a local TV/radio station or a weather app for updates.

If you hear the tornado sirens today, seek shelter immediately.

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

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 today, September 2, at 5:00 p.m. The test should last approximately one minute. Should the weather become inclement, the test will be postponed until Thursday, September 3.

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 July test of the Tornado Outdoor Warning Siren System will happen today, July 1, at 5:00 p.m. The test should last approximatelty one minute. Should the weather become inclement, the test will be postponed until tomorrow.

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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UPDATE: The monthly test has been cancelled. The next audible test of the system will take place on July 1st.

 

The June test of the Tornado Outdoor Warning Siren System will happen today, June 3 at 5 p.m. The test should last approximately one minute. Should the weather become inclement, the test will be postponed until tomorrow.

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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, May 6th at 5 p.m. The test should last approximately one minute. Should the weather become inclement, the test will be postponed until Thursday, May 7th.

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 Tornado Outdoor Warning Siren system will be tested and tuned up on Friday, April 17th. In order to do that, we have to turn them on one at a time. Between 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. you may hear the siren nearest to you spin up, growl and then turn off. It won’t growl for long.

The testing and maintenance will be postponed if the weather becomes inclement.

If you are looking for additional details on the system, check out the siren information page on the City’s website.

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The February test of the Tornado Outdoor Warning Siren System will happen today (02/05/2020) at 5:00 p.m. The test should last approximately one minute. Should the weather become inclement, the test will be postponed until Friday, 7 February 2020.

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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.

And if you want to learn about additional ways to prepare for severe weather incidents, visit https://www.weather.gov/ffc/swpw_2020 to see the list of topics and materials in celebration of the National Weather Service’s Severe Weather Preparedness Week 2020.

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UPDATE 01/02/20 2:30 p.m.: Due to the rainy weather today and tomorrow, the test of the Tornado Outdoor Warning Siren System will not be audible this month. The next audible test has been scheduled for Wednesday, February 5th at 5:00 p.m.

 

Happy New Year!

The January test of the Tornado Outdoor Warning Siren System will happen on Thursday (01/02/20) at 5:00 p.m. The test should last approximately one minute. Should the weather become inclement, the test will be postponed until Friday, 3 January 2020.

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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