Tornado Sirens Giving Way To New Warning Technology

Tornado Sirens - USA Today

Smartphones' GPS technology allows alerts to push out in specific geographic areas.

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  • Outdoor Warning System sirens to be tested Thursday, July 11
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    07/10/2024 - 11:38 pm | View Link
  • Duke Energy to test all outdoor warning sirens around the Harris Nuclear plant
    Duke Energy says the test is to ensure the 85 sirens are functioning properly, it may be necessary to test some sirens more than once.
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  • Why didn't Louisville's tornado sirens sound during severe weather on Fourth of July?
    Jefferson County has more than 130 tornado sirens across the city, but when a tornado struck west Louisville on the Fourth of July, many residents were quick to notice there the sirens didn't go off.
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  • Sirens sound in Kirksville Tuesday night, Fire Chief explains
    Viewers reached out to KTVO wondering why tornado sirens sounded in Kirksville during severe weather Tuesday evening.
    07/3/2024 - 5:22 am | View Link
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