Sirens to be tested Wednesday as part of Severe Weather Awareness Week

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – South Dakota Severe Weather Awareness week is scheduled for April 22-26.
During the week Brown County will be testing our entire network of outdoor warning sirens across the county. This this scheduled to happen on Wednesday April 24, 2019.


• Test tornado watch will be issued at 10:00am CDT
• Test tornado warning will be issued at 10:15am CDT
The outdoor sirens will be activated during the 10:15 warning.

Please remember these are outdoor warning sirens and are only designed to alert those who are outside that something dangerous is happening in your area. Once you hear the siren activated you should go inside and turn to local media or NOAA weather radio to get more information. If severe weather is in the area that day we will not be doing the test.

For more information or questions please call the Brown County Emergency Management
office at 605-626-7122.