- Associated Press - Sunday, September 21, 2014

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - Emergency management officials in a northwest Ohio area will review policy on sounding tornado sirens after they went off for approaching bad weather.

The (Toledo) Blade reports (https://bit.ly/1obD2js ) that a dispatcher sounded the alarms at about 7 p.m. EDT Saturday, apparently after the National Weather Service issued a severe weather warning. Lucas County Emergency Management Agency director Patricia Moomey says the policy was recently updated, but apparently was misinterpreted.

She says the sirens shouldn’t go off for thunderstorms.

The Lucas County EMA site says the county has 120 outdoor warning sirens. Residents are urged to seek shelter and tune into radio or TV stations for information if they hear the sirens.


Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide