Eaton County Central Dispatch will be conducting a test of outdoor warning sirens today, Saturday February 2nd, at 1pm for the following communities:
Bellevue, Mulliken, Sunfield and Vermontville are new communities added to the growing siren communication project and are undergoing their first test today.
These sirens are tested at 1pm on the first Saturday of every month. If there is a threat of severe weather on the day of a test, it will be cancelled.
Except for scheduled
testing, the sirens will be activated for the following emergencies:
1.) The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning.
2.) A trained spotter has sighted a tornado or funnel cloud.
3.) A hazardous materials accident requires immediate protective action by the public.
4.) An attack on the United States is imminent, underway or has recently occurred.