Below is a press release from the Rock County Sheriff's Office.
The Rock County Outdoor Warning System will conduct monthly siren tests on May 7th, 2014 at 12:05 pm. The test signal will be 1 -2 minutes in duration. Please tune in to your local radio stations or weather radios for all weather related information and instructions when the sirens are sounded.
Test Signal vs. Tornado Warning
- Test Signal: Steady tone lasting 1 – 2 minutes
- Tornado Warning: Steady tone lasting 3 – 5 minutes
Citizens are reminded that they should not call the Rock County 911 Communications Center or local radio stations for weather information. If residents find that the siren in their area is not working, they should contact the Rock County Sheriff’s Office – Emergency Management Bureau at 608-758-8440. For further information on the Outdoor Warning System, please visit http://www.co.rock.wi.us/outdoor-warning-system.