City Tests Individual Tornado Sirens Before Severe Weather

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – The city of St. Louis has been working on some tornado sirens in south city this week.  Residents heard some sirens sound briefly Tuesday as sirens were tested. Wednesday, two more sirens were tested.

Normally, monthly testing is not conducted when the weather is bad, but the city was testing an repairing sirens before this week’s expected severe weather.

Wednesday morning, a siren on The Hill that had been turned in as not working was tested and turned out to be functioning correctly. A siren on Ivanhoe was also tested Wednesday afternoon and is functioning correctly.

The official testing from the National Weather Service in St. Louis City and St. Louis County had been canceled Wednesday.

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