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Posted on: September 26, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Emergency Outdoor Warning Siren Test: October 1st at Noon

Washtenaw County's 81 warning sirens will be tested at Noon on Saturday, August 6th. If there is a threat of severe weather on the day of a test, it will be cancelled.

Except for scheduled testing, the sirens will be activated for the following emergencies:

- The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning

- A severe thunderstorm has been detected with damaging winds of 75 MPH or greater

- A hazardous materials accident requires immediate protective action by the public

- An attack on the United States is imminent, underway or has recently occurred

Warning siren activation is a signal to members of the public to immediately go indoors and monitor local Emergency Alert System media outlets for official information. Washtenaw County's emergency broadcasters are:

WEMU 89.1 FM
WWWW 102.9 FM
WQKL 107.1 FM
WTKA 1050 AM
WLBY 1290 AM

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