Town of Tryon to conduct quarterly emergency siren test April 12

Published 2:34 pm Wednesday, April 9, 2014

The Town of Tryon will conduct its quarterly test of the Town’s emergency siren on Saturday, 12 April at noon.  The test will last for 4 minutes.
The primary purpose for this system is to alert the public to severe weather either incoming and/or affecting the Town.
Information for the activation of the system can come from several sources, not limited to the National Weather Service, County, State or Federal Agencies and local Public Officials.
Unless notified in writing by the Town Manager, Police and/ or Fire Chief, the Town of Tryon Emergency Alert System (Siren) will be activated for system testing the first Saturday of January, April, July, and October (i.e. quarterly) for one cycle at 1200 hours.
– article submitted
by Meg Rogers

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