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This siren tone is a loud, continuous high pitch siren lasting for approximately 3 minutes.
This siren means there is or could be imminent danger such as tornado, and or severe weather.
As this is heard, people should take proper action. In most cases the radio station KOVC (AM 1490) will make announcements as to what is happening and may give instructions.
Testing of the Tornado/Weather Siren
The tornado/weather siren is tested on the first Tuesday at 9:00 AM during the months of April – October.