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Tornado Sirens

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Only 2 Of 9 Tornado Sirens In Virginia, Minn. Work

City officials in Virginia will decide whether it’s time to replace an aging warning siren system after seven of the nine units failed to sound during a recent test.

08/02/2012

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Good Question: Who Sounds Tornado Sirens Around MN?

During Severe Weather Awareness Week, Minnesota counties and cities tested all of their tornado sirens. But who decides when the sirens should be sounded? And who pushes the button?

04/19/2012

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Tornado Sirens Undergo Testing Today

If 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.

04/19/2012