There are six new warning sirens in Johnson County. Here is the news release from the Emergency Management in Johnson County:
Johnson County- September 5th @ 10am will mark a milestone for Johnson County rural residents.
Testing will occur that day on the newest 6 rural outdoor warning sirens located in more densely populated areas of Johnson County.
Grant funds from a FEMA Hazard Mitigation Grant administered by the Iowa Homeland Security & Emergency Management covered all but $30,263.00 of the $201,750.00 project.
New warning sirens have been placed during the past month in higher populated areas of Johnson County and will be tested for the first time system wide on September 5th at 10am when the County normally tests all of the 60 sirens county wide.
The six new outdoor sirens are located near the communities of Sutlif, Morse, Cosgrove, The East Overlook Recreation area by the Coralville Dam, near the Timber Lake Subdivision off Hwy. 965 south of Swisher and on Scales Bend Road north of North Liberty close to the Scales Bend Subdivision.
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This post was written by Schnack on August 22, 2012