Event: ADMINISTRATIVE MESSAGE
Sender Name: SEDGEOC
Description: Sedgwick County Emergency Management will be testing the Outdoor Warning Sirens at Noon Today. Sedgwick County outdoor warning sirens are normally tested every Monday at Noon, except Holidays, and when weather conditions are such that cloud cover obscures more than 50% of the sky or, radar shows precipitation in the area or, if the area is under a severe weather watch. 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 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. Repeating, Sedgwick County Emergency Management will be testing the Outdoor Warning Sirens at Noon Today. This message originates from Sedgwick County Emergency Management at seven fourteen North Main in Wichita, Kansas
Instruction: No action required, notification only.
EAS Broadcast Content
Area Description: Sedgwick, KS
Message Identifier: CAPNET-1-477-20160229111800
CAP MessageType: Alert