Emergency Alert Systems

Emergency Evacuation Sirens: What You Need To Know

Did you know that there are Emergency Evacuation Sirens located throughout the city? These sirens are used to warn people of an impending emergency, such as a tornado or hazardous material release.

What should I know about this?

– Sirens are designed to warn people who are outdoors of an impending emergency.
– Sirens should be used only as a last resort when other methods of communication, such as text messages or phone calls, are not possible.
– Sirens should be sounded for three to five minutes before the emergency occurs.
– The siren may be accompanied by a voice message that gives instructions on what to do.
If you hear an Emergency Siren:
– Take shelter immediately.
– Do not call 911 unless you have an emergency.
– Turn off all electronics and appliances.
– Stay tuned to local news sources for updates on the situation.
We hope this information has been useful to you.