City of Antigo Reminds Citizens Outdoor Weather Sirens Won't Be In Use; Provides Alternatives

At their meeting in October of 2014, the Antigo City Council decided it was in the Citys best interest to eliminate the use of the aged emergency weather sirens early in 2015. Reasons for the decision included increasing operational costs, dependability and liability concerns. Though the sirens are no longer operational, officials say there are numerous ways to hear the threat of severe weather including apps on a person's cellphone, or listening to television or radio stations, where forecasts are given out days in advance.

Studies indicated that the city would have to invest in a third siren as well.

Read more: WACD

Add new comment

Warning
Please refrain from adding URLs to unrelated or commercial websites. This site is moderated and comments with inappropriate links are rejected. Thank you for your understanding.

No profane language is allowed! Posts that contain profanity will not be published.

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
CAPTCHA
This question is for testing whether you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.
5 + 0 =
Solve this simple math problem and enter the result. E.g. for 1+3, enter 4.