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Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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Published: Wednesday, 3/6/2013

Lucas County will test warning system today

BLADE STAFF

Lucas County will sound its outdoor warning siren system at 9:50 a.m. today as part of a national effort to promote severe weather awareness this week.

At the same time, the state of Ohio will participate in a statewide tornado drill, by testing its Emergency Alert System. The county and state drills will last for one minute.

All schools, businesses, and households are encouraged to practice their tornado drills and emergency plans at that time.

The Lucas County Emergency Management recommends all residents purchase a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Weather Radio and check to see if their cell phones are equipped to receive wireless emergency alerts.



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