Outdoor Tornado Sirens Tested Twice (March 2 & 3)
The 3 Danforth outdoor tornado warning sirens are scheduled to be tested twice next week as part of Missouri’s Severe Weather Awareness Week. The first test is scheduled for Monday, March 2 at 11 a.m. as part of the normal monthly test. The second test is scheduled for Tuesday, March 3 at 1:30 p.m. as part of the state-wide tornado drill. Both tests will last approximately two minutes and are weather permitting. For more information about the test or for information about severe weather preparedness
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Monthly outdoor siren testing
Tests of the university’s outdoor warning sirens, located on the roofs of Nemerov House, Brookings and Seigle Halls, will take place at 11 a.m. on the first Monday of each month in conjunction with St. Louis City’s and St. Louis County’s outdoor warning siren test. The tests will last approximately two minutes and are weather permitting.
The Emergency Management Office
The mission of Washington University in St. Louis’ Emergency Management Office is to protect the university community in the event of an emergency.
Emergency management is responsible for facilitating the coordination and integration of activities necessary to build, sustain, and improve the university’s ability to prepare for, respond to, mitigate against, continue operations during and recover from natural disasters, acts of terrorism or other human-caused crises or disasters.