Emergency Outdoor Warning Siren System Test Today
THIS IS A TEST - THIS IS ONLY A TEST! Don't panic when you hear a large siren today!The Cheyenne/Laramie County Emergency Management Agency will be testing the Outdoor Warning Siren system today. Promptly at 10:00am this morning for Pine Bluffs and at 12 noon for Cheyenne and surrounding towns. The warning system will sound a steady signal for a period of 1 to 3 minutes.
During an actual emergency, when residents hear the sirens they should take cover immediately and tune into a local radio or television station to receive additional information.
Residents should NOT call 911 or local emergency officials for information as this tie's up telephone lines needed for emergency operations. The sirens are an all -hazards emergency warning system and are intended to warn residents of any life threatening situation in the area.
For more information on siren locations, along with frequently asked questions about the sirens, please visit; http://www.laramiecounty.com/_departments/_emergency_management/outdoor_warning.asp