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Old 04-01-2008, 10:07 AM   #1
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Tornado warning sirens

Just wondering how many of you all have tornado warning sirens in your area. I thought they were pretty much everywhere, but was talking to a friend in S.E. Texas the other day, and he said they didn't have them down there.


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Old 04-01-2008, 10:14 AM   #2
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I realise you are really addressing this to the US members, but just cos I can, I thought I would respond anyway. We have nothing here. No fixed sirens for anything anything at all. Might have a cyclone siren in the North West. And no idea about the East coast.

Other than emergency vehicle sirens, the only alert sounds come from the Mr Whippy van (ice cream truck)!! LOL

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Old 04-01-2008, 10:19 AM   #3
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Yes, we do here in Michigan ! Ours are tested every Wednesday !
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Old 04-01-2008, 10:21 AM   #4
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That's a good question - I don't know.

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Old 04-01-2008, 10:26 AM   #5
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Old 04-01-2008, 10:35 AM   #6
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I think my town has something like an air-raid siren. I only heard it once in 33 years, but we don't get tornadoes.
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Old 04-01-2008, 10:36 AM   #7
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Yes, we have them in North East Ohio and they were tested last Wednesday.
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Old 04-01-2008, 10:42 AM   #8
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Yep, we got tornado sirens, and lucky us, they test them out every Wednesday!!!!! I have actually heard them go off several times during bad storms. It kinda sends a chill down your spine when it happens.
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Old 04-01-2008, 10:45 AM   #9
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We don't have them in Virginia, but we rarely get tornadoes. Luckily, we have a few days' notice before a hurricane Actually, I've lived here since 1985 and there have been only a few hurricanes that directly affected us. Mostly just a lot of rain.
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Old 04-01-2008, 10:47 AM   #10
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We get tornadoes on occasion but no sirens here.

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