Stories tagged with: Sirens

March 22, 2016 - 3:11pm
17 weeks 3 days ago

This week marks Spring Severe Weather Awareness Week.

Muskingum County Emergency Management Agency Director Bo Keck stresses the importance of preparation for sever weather.

"I highly recommend is if you have an iPhone get one of the weather apps. I know WHIZ has a good app. Get those apps because they are really good. They get it out quick. Also we have a Citizen Alert 60 website where you can go in login and get notifications from us, not just weather but other...

March 6, 2013 - 4:58pm
3 years 20 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Emergency Management Agency took part in the statewide test Wednesday of the tornado alert system.  The news is good -- all the sirens performed as expected locally.  Starting next week the E-M-A will be testing all 42 sirens in the county every Wednesday at noon through October. 

"Every county has a different test schedule. They usually do it on a Wednesday or on a Saturday. Some of them do it at 10, some do it at 11,...

March 23, 2010 - 6:28pm
6 years 17 weeks ago

As temperatures begin to climb this spring, conditions can become just right for severe weather.

The Muskingum County Emergency Management Agency has 37 sirens spread throughout the county that are used as an outdoor warning device to notify people when bad weather is approaching and to save lives.

The county will be testing these sirens tomorrow morning at 9:50 a.m. It's part of a statewide tornado drill.

"The reason behind it is to let people know that they're out...

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