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Detroit Plans To Test New Outdoor Warning Siren System

Sirens were originally installed throughout the city more than 35 years ago, but vandalism, copper line theft and closure or demolition of buildings housing the sirens left fewer than 20 in service.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/06/2015

All that is left of a Genesee County home after a tornado swept through the area. (Credit: Ron Dewey/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Records: Sirens Activated Only After Tornado On Ground

Records show that sirens weren’t activated to notify some Flint-area residents of a tornado earlier this week until after it already was on the ground.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/31/2013


Oakland County To Test Outdoor Warning System Wednesday

If you hear emergency weather warning sirens in Oakland County Wednesday afternoon, don’t panic.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/10/2013


Weather Warning Sirens Tested In Oakland County

Oakland County’s Outdoor Warning sirens are scheduled to test on the first Saturday of every month. A special test is also being performed on Wednesday, March 30.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/30/2011