Outdoor Warning Siren Information
Outdoor Warning Siren TestingA monthly test is conducted of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) at 11:15 am, followed by a test of the Outdoor Warning Sirens at 11:45 am on the first State workday of each month; this siren test consists of a 60-second steady tone.
During a natural disaster, a steady three-minute siren tone is the attention alert signal. When the siren is heard, tune your radio or television to any local station and listen for emergency information and instructions. Listen to EAS broadcasts for further instructions and the all-clear announcement.
During an man made attack, a wailing three-minute siren tone is the attention alert signal. When the siren is heard, "Get inside, Stay Inside, Stay tuned." As practical as possible enter a structure, be prepared to spend 14 days within that structure, and stay tuned to your radio, television of any local station and listen for emergency information and instructions. Listen to EAS broadcasts for futher instructions and the all-clear announcement.
Would you like to contribute in keeping your community safe?
You can by volunteering to spend a few minutes on the first State working day of the month to listen to the Outdoor Warning Siren near you and reporting your observations. Find out more information about this important volunteer program and how to sign up,
Information AccessThe EAS will provide you with the information you need. Emergency instructions are broadcast over radio, television, and cable television systems. Tune to your local station when you hear the warning sirens and do not use the telephone except for serious emergencies.
Weather Information Sources
NOAA Weather Radio broadcasts on the following frequencies:
- 162.550 MHz
- 162.400 MHz
- Island Wide - 1 (866) 944-5025