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Severe Weather Awareness Week: Statewide Tornado Drill at 11 AM Wednesday, March 6


By the City of Hutchinson


HUTCHINSON, Kan. — The City of Hutchinson Public Works Department will be participating in this year’s Statewide Tornado Drill. To match up with other cities and state agencies, they will be modifying the outdoor emergency warning siren testing schedule for the week. The test will be on Wednesday March 6th at 11 AM. Following this event the city will be returning to the normal schedule.

Normal Emergency Warning Siren Testing Schedule:

  • First Tuesday of the Month: 12:00 PM (Noon)
  • Third Tuesday of the Month: 12:00 PM (Noon)

The public is reminded that these tests are routine and are intended to ensure the proper functioning of the city’s outdoor emergency warning sirens. The tests are conducted to verify that the sirens are operational and ready to alert the community in the event of severe weather or other emergencies.

The city requests that residents and businesses in the area take note of this schedule change to prevent any confusion. Your understanding and cooperation in this matter are greatly appreciated.

For more information call Public Works Street/Traffic at 620-694-1900.