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Since we had to deploy the tornado outdoor warning siren system on Monday, May 3rd for an actual tornado event, we won’t be performing the typical “first Wednesday of the month” system test today.

The next test is scheduled for Wednesday, June 2nd at 5:00 p.m.

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Happy New Year!

The January test of the Tornado Outdoor Warning Siren System will happen tomorrow (01/06/21) 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 January 2021.

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 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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