Sirens Test

Public Service AnnouncementNEWS RELEASE - (November 3, 2016)

 

******INFORMATIONAL RELEASE******

County test of the Emergency Outdoor Warning Siren System and IPAWS System

The Albany County Emergency Management Agency will be testing the Outdoor Warning Siren system, Code Red and IPAWS System promptly at 10:00 a.m. Friday November 4, 2016 for all Albany County Sirens located in Laramie, Rock River, Centennial and Albany. The outdoor warning system will sound a steady signal for a period of 1 to 3 minutes. The IPAWS test will only go out to the media that have elected to receive EAS Messages.

MEDIA PARTNERS:Please Contact Aimee at ema@co.albany.wy.us to notify EMA that the EAS Message was received and able to be rebroadcast.

The Albany County Outdoor Warning system auditory warns citizens that are outside of an emergency. When residents hear the sirens they should take cover immediately and tune into a local radio or television station to receive additional emergency 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 further information on siren locations along with frequently asked questions about the sirens or code red, please contact the Albany County Emergency Manager at ema@co.albany.wy.us or 307.721.1815.

Cancellation of the test may occur due to inclement weather

Posted by IT Department November 03, 2016 Categories: EMA PSA
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