Alert: Emergency Alert System

Event: ADMINISTRATIVE MESSAGE
Sender Name: SEDGEOC
Issued: 2015-08-31T11:24:00-05:00
Expires: 2015-08-31T12:09:00-05:00
Description: Sedgwick County Emergency Management will be testing the Outdoor Warning Sirens at Noon Today. Sedgwick County outdoor warning sirens are tested every Monday at Noon, except Holidays and when threatening weather is present. Today we will be testing the Alert mode, for about 3 minutes. The Alert Mode is a steady tone used for Tornado warning, The Attack Mode is a classic Rise and Fall sound used for Air Attack Warning in times of war. Outdoor warning sirens are designed to be an early warning device primarily for persons who are outside away from the television and or radio. Remember, when The Outdoor Warning Sirens Sound, Take cover, Tune in to local media, Take action. Emergency Management officials highly recommend citizens keep a NOAA weather alert radio in their homes, preferable in the bedroom, with a tone alert for those times when you are not monitoring public media.
Instruction: No action required test only.
Urgency: Immediate
Severity: Unknown
Certainty: Unknown
Categories: Safety,
Resource links:
EAS Broadcast Content
Type: audio/x-ipaws-audio-mp3
Link:
Alert Content
Type: text/html
Link: http://scksel.info
Area Description: Sedgwick, KS

Message Identifier: CAPNET-1-412-20150831112400
CAP MessageType: Alert