Dakota County Using Sirens Less Due To 'Fatigue'Dakota County officials said they would change the conditions that lead them to activate the emergency sirens to combat siren "fatigue." The county used to activate the sirens during any tornado warnings and severe thunderstorm warnings
Tornado Sirens Will Sound Off In MN On ThursdayIn Minnesota, May and June are typically the worst months when it comes to severe weather and more than half of federally declared disasters are due to severe weather.
Good Question ‘Reply All’: Leaf Colors, Sirens & Tin FoilWe've all seen the beautiful leaves out there. But how exactly do they change colors? That's just one of the Good Questions you e-mailed us this week. Now back to leaves...
How To Prep For MN's Tornado SeasonJune and July are the biggest months for tornadoes in Minnesota, but the rest of the country is already off to a deadly start -- including the largest tornado on record. The tornado that hit El Reno, Okla., measured 2.6 miles wide.
Tornado Sirens Undergo Testing TodayIf you hear tornado sirens going off today, don't be alarmed. Just be aware, as they're a reminder to everyone that the season for twisters is arriving.
Don’t Rely On Sirens During Severe Weather; They Are A Last ResortMonday was the first day of Severe Weather Awareness Week and only hours earlier shelf clouds and wall clouds hung over Minnesota, dropping heavy rain and hail.
Questions Loom After Sirens Fail In Washington CountyOfficials in the eastern part of the Twin Cities metro are counting their blessings Monday that there were no major reports of damage in Washington County due to severe weather.
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