Brown County to test severe weather sirens on Wednesday

ABERDEEN, S.D.(Press Release)- South Dakota Severe Weather Awareness week is scheduled for April 19-23.

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 21, 2021.

Test tornado watch will be issued at approx. 10:00am CDT

Test tornado warning will be issued at approx. 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.

Coming up Tuesday at 5PM on KSDN 930AM/102.1FM, Scott will be joined by Brown County Emergency Management Director Scott Meints.