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Posted on: January 2, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Weather Siren Test 1/4 at noon - Cancelled


Due to overcast conditions, the weather siren test for January 4th has been cancelled.  

Why do we cancel when it is overcast?  It is important for the public to associate hearing a siren during cloudy weather with a tornado and to immediately take cover. The weather sirens are located in proximity to places that have outdoor activities, such as schools and ball fields.  They will only sound for areas that the National Weather Service has identified as likely being affected by a tornado. For more information about our weather sirens, please click the following link:


The Carroll County Sheriff’s Office Emergency Management Agency in conjunction with E-911 will conduct the monthly scheduled test of its Emergency Warning Siren System this week. 

WHAT: Emergency Outdoor Warning Siren Test 

WHEN: Wednesday January 4th, 2017, 12 p.m. 

WHERE: Carroll County, Georgia 

DETAILS: At noon on Wednesday, Carroll County residents will hear a one minute emergency tone from the various sirens located throughout the county. This monthly test is necessary to ensure that the Emergency Warning Siren System is functioning properly. In the event of poor weather conditions such as rain or overcast weather, the siren test will be cancelled and rescheduled. Thank you for your support!

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