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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  • Officials say the cost to maintain tornado sirens is worth it
    GREENE COUNTY, Mo. Tornado warning sirens can play a big role in giving us a heads up when severe weather hits. However some people are wondering if it's worth the cost to even have them, especially ...
    10/21/2019 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Tornado or 'gustnado,' once sirens sounded, county went on alert
    Regardless of whether that occurs or not, when the emergency management agency director presses the button to activate tornado sirens, that tells us this is a warning ... be monitoring the severe ...
    08/21/2019 - 1:16 am | View Link
  • Warning sirens failed when tornado hit Bryan County
    When seconds count, would you get a weather warning in time to save your life? Bryan County officials acknowledge that two alert sirens did not function the ... The Lone Grove Public School District ...
    05/8/2019 - 11:21 am | View Link
  • This is not a drill: Tornado sirens sound, but city avoids damage
    Just minutes later, Hinton activated the tornado sirens when the National Weather Service issued a tornado warning for western Bartholomew ... the storm veered more northeast than predicted, giving ...
    03/14/2019 - 8:18 pm | View Link
  • Tornado sirens sounded when no warnings were issued.
    Their radar did not indicate a tornado, so they did not issue a tornado warning ... sounding the sirens if an officer reports a funnel cloud. "We all make mistakes. But the more training you have, the ...
    07/29/2018 - 11:46 pm | View Link
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