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March 15, 2014
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Weld County to test emergency sirens March 29

A test of the emergency warning sirens throughout Weld County will take place at 10 a.m. March 29, according to a news release from the Weld County Office of Emergency Management.

Local communities and first-responder agencies, in conjunction with the Weld OEM, will sound the sirens for 30 seconds to one minute.

The tests ensure all systems and procedures are working properly during the peak season for severe weather such as tornadoes and floods, according to the release.

The following communities have emergency sirens and will participate in the test: Ault, Evans, Fort Lupton, Gilcrest, Grover, Hudson, Johnstown, Keenesburg, Kersey, Lochbuie, Milliken, New Raymer, Nunn, Pierce, Platteville and Severance.

Weld OEM recommends residents review their emergency preparedness plans and discuss what they would do in the event of a weather-related emergency. The office also recommends citizens have a weather radio to provide up-to-date information in the event of severe weather.

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