Tennessee Valley EMAs warn of inoperable outdoor sirens

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The Tennessee Valley is under threat of severe weather Wednesday. For that reason, area Emergency Management Agencies are checking their systems to make sure they are prepared to properly warn you.

WHNT News 19 has gotten word that there are some inoperable at this time.

Limestone County:

Siren number 1002 on Peoples Road, off Swancott Road, is out of order for repair. That warning siren will not go off should a tornado warning be triggered in the area.

Marshall County:

The siren at Mountain Lakes Resort near the South Sauty area is not working. There are a lot of campers and mobile homes near the area.

Important note:

Please do not rely on sirens for your warning during severe weather events or Tornado Warnings you may not hear them indoors or siren could be damaged or malfunction.  Please stay weather aware by using a NOAA Weather Radio, Local TV and Radio Stations, or sign up for free Weather Phone Apps.

Please contact the Limestone County Emergency Management Agency at (256) 232-2631 to report all storm related damage.

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