Another malfunction of the tornado warning system in Lafayette has been reported.
The Denver Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security will be testing the city’s outdoor warning siren system on Wednesday at 11 a.m.
People living in Lafayette were jolted awake in the middle of the night by the sound of tornado sirens blaring. The alarm sounded after days of severe storms made their way along the Front Range.
Authorities think a software error may be to blame for tornado warning sirens mistakenly going off in Lafayette.
Denver is heading into the time of year when residents need to be prepared for severe weather — from funnel clouds to tornadoes. The city wants to make sure people hear warnings and tested out sirens on Wednesday.
The Denver Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security will be testing the city’s outdoor warning siren system on Wednesday.
It’s a sound that gets people’s attention, and now it’s blaring better than before. On Wednesday the city of Denver tested its improved emergency warning system to make sure it’s ready in case of tornadoes, flooding and other dangers.
Residents in and around Denver shouldn’t be surprised if they hear warning sirens on Wednesday.
Clean-up continued in southeastern Colorado after a string of tornadoes. Five twisters touched down early Friday morning in three counties around Lamar and Chivington.
The City of Denver is upgrading its tornado warning system as severe weather season gets underway in Colorado.