When an emergency effects the Sedgwick County, Kansas area such as severe weather, flooding, and other disasters, Emergency Management will have spotters and units in the field reporting the latest information and developments to the Emergency Operations Center (EOC). Information reported by official spotters will be posted to this site.
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|07-28-2014 11:36:42||SCEM||SCEM 302||
Sedgwick County EM will be testing the outdoor warning sirens at Noon Today.
Sedgwick County Emergency Management HAS ISSUED AN ADMINISTRATIVE MESSAGE FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES/AREAS: Sedgwick, KS; AT 11:25 AM ON JUL 28, 2014 EFFECTIVE UNTIL 12:10 PM. MESSAGE FROM SEDGEOC. Sedgwick County Emergency Management will be testing the Outdoor Warning Sirens at Noon Today. Sedgwick County outdoor warning sirens are tested every Monday at Noon, except Holidays and when threatening weather is present. Today we will be testing the Alert mode, for about 3 minutes. 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 and 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. This broadcast originates from Sedgwick County Emergency Management located at seven fourteen North Main, Wichita Kansas. WPMQ three ninety one.
Sedgwick County Emergency Management HAS ISSUED A REQUIRED WEEKLY TEST FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES/AREAS: Sedgwick, KS; AT 8:30 AM ON JUL 28, 2014 EFFECTIVE UNTIL 8:45 AM. MESSAGE FROM SEDGEOC.
|07-28-2014 07:08:39||NWS-Wichita||SCEM 302||
Today Sunny, with a high near 87. North northeast wind 6 to 8 mph. Tonight Mostly clear, with a low around 65. East northeast wind 6 to 8 mph.