Siren Malfunction - Clearview Subdivision

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There was a malfunction of the Clearview Subdivision tornado siren at the morning of June 22, 2022. The malfunction was brought to the attention of the Police Department and Public Works Department and Public Works worked quickly to turn the siren off. Public Works will assess the issue and repair as needed. 

Please make sure that you are prepared for severe weather and not reliant on outdoor alert systems (tornado sirens) to notify you of incoming dangerous or severe weather. The resources below can help you be more informed about severe weather issues coming to our area. 

 

Emergency Weather Resources

Town of Johnstown Tornado Sirens
Sirens are activated through partnership between the Town of Johnstown and Weld County Office of Emergency Management. The purpose of tornado sirens are as one source of emergency communications for those working/playing outside. Johnstown Police Department recommends signing up for multiple forms of emergency communication; find more tools below.

Weld County
CodeRed Alerts: https://public.coderedweb.com/CNE/en-US/BF9B9A570C0B
Office of Emergency Management: https://www.weldgov.com/Government/Departments/Office-of-Emergency-Management 

Larimer County
Larimer Emergency Telephone Authority (aka NoCoAlert): https://leta911.org/
Office of Emergency Management: https://www.larimer.org/emergency

Other Resources
National Weather Service (Boulder): https://www.weather.gov/bou/
NWS Boulder on Twitter and Facebook @NWSBoulder
Emergency Alert System (EAS) is used mostly for weather and Amber Alerts. Make sure that you phone has enabled location services and these alerts so that they are able to come through to your device. Click for more information

Tornado Safety Quick Tips

  • Go to a safe shelter immediately, such as a safe room, basement, storm cellar or a small interior room on the lowest level of a sturdy building.
  • Stay away from windows, doors, and outside walls.
  • Do not go under an overpass or bridge. You’re safer in a low, flat location.
  • Watch out for flying debris that can cause injury or death.

More: https://www.ready.gov/tornadoeshttps://www.weather.gov/safety/tornadohttps://www.cdc.gov/nceh/features/tornadosafety/index.html

 

 

Contact:

Jamie Barker, Communications Manager

jbarker@johnstownco.gov

NEWS RELEASE

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