Huntsville/Madison County Emergency Management Agency

Tornado Sirens
5:03 pm
Tue July 2, 2013

County To Have 'Site-Specific' Tornado Warnings

A tornado siren in Madison County. A new system will allow for warnings to be more "site specific."

Emergency officials in an Alabama county plan to sound tornado sirens in specific areas where storms are, and will no longer activate all sirens in the county with every tornado warning.

Madison County's system is designed to alert only those in the vicinity of a dangerous storm and not alarm residents who may be 40 miles away and out of harm's way.

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