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More warning sirens to be tested Tuesday

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

State Civil Defense officials will conduct siren maintenance testing at several locations on Oahu on Tuesday, November 20, 2012.

Siren testing will take place at the following locations:

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.:

  • Crest View Park
  • Waipahu Shopping Center
  • DOE Nursery, 22nd Avenue

1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.:

  • Aina Haina Elementary
  • Niu Valley

Wednesday, November 21 is the last scheduled testing day.  Updates on further testing will be given the afternoon prior to the identified testing day.

Officials say that residents in the areas specified above may hear the sirens sound for 30-seconds during the identified time periods. Civil Defense officials will use the data gathered from these tests to check whether the sirens are fully operational.

Oahu residents may call State Civil Defense at 733-4300 if they have any questions or concerns regarding this test of the Statewide Outdoor Siren Warning System.  Updates on further testing will be given the afternoon prior to the identified testing day.

Oahu residents may also sign up to adopt a siren at http://sirens.honolulu.gov.

Copyright 2012 Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved.

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