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Entry Date:  02-27-2017 10:52:59
Agency:  SCEM   Unit ID:  EAS
Description:
Alert Translation: Sedgwick County Emergency Management HAS ISSUED AN ADMINISTRATIVE MESSAGE FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES/AREAS: Sedgwick, KS; AT 10:50 AM ON FEB 27, 2017 EFFECTIVE UNTIL 12:20 PM. MESSAGE FROM SEDGEOC. Sedgwick County Emergency Management will NOT be testing the Outdoor Warning Sirens Today Due to Weather conditions in the area. Sedgwick County outdoor warning sirens are normally tested every Monday at Noon, except Holidays, and when weather conditions are such that cloud cover obscures more than 50% of the sky or, radar shows precipitation in the area or, if the area is under a severe weather watch. The Alert Mode is a steady tone used for Tornado warning, The Attack Mode is a classic Rise and Fall sound used for Air Attack Warning in times of war. Outdoor warning sirens are designed to be an early warning device primarily for persons who are outside away from the television or radio. Remember, when The Outdoor Warning Sirens Sound, Take cover, Tune in to local media, Take action. Emergency Management officials highly recommend citizens keep a NOAA weather alert radio in their homes, preferable in the bedroom, with a tone alert for those times when you are not monitoring public media. Repeating, Sedgwick County Emergency Management will NOT be testing the Outdoor Warning Sirens Today Due to Weather conditions in the area. No action required notification only.


Entry Date:  02-27-2017 10:14:41
Agency:  SCEM   Unit ID:  EAS
Description:
Alert Translation: Sedgwick County Emergency Management HAS ISSUED A REQUIRED WEEKLY TEST FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES/AREAS: Sedgwick, KS; AT 10:14 AM ON FEB 27, 2017 EFFECTIVE UNTIL 10:29 AM. MESSAGE FROM SEDGEOC.


Entry Date:  02-27-2017 07:09:05
Agency:  NWS-Wichita   Unit ID:  SCEM 302
Description:
Today Increasing clouds, with a high near 59. South southeast wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Tonight Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. South wind 11 to 15 mph.


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