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Public notice of monthly warning sirens test

| September 5, 2016

COSHOCTON – A monthly test of outdoor warning sirens will take place on Wednesday, Sept. 7, at 10 a.m.

The monthly test will also promote public awareness of the eight warning sirens located throughout the county. These eight sirens are located at Bakersville, Conesville, Coshocton City, Coshocton City Schools, Canal Lewisville, Pleasant Valley, West Lafayette, and Walhonding Valley Fire Stations. These areas are heavier populated communities where more residents are able to hear the sirens. Each siren is capable of notifying the public of a possible tornado and / or fire.

As a reminder, the county’s tornado siren test will occur on the first Wednesday of each month at 10 a.m. During the monthly test, the Alert Tone will sound for one minute. In conjunction with the sirens, WTNS will be conducting a monthly Emergency Alert System (EAS) test. This will notify residents that the sirens and EAS is only a test.

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