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Texas side to test tornado sirens today

Texas side to test tornado sirens today

TTFD warns residents not to be alarmed

December 6th, 2017 in Local News

A tornado drops two mile northeast of Niles, Kan., on Wednesday, May 25, 2016. The large tornado that the National Weather Service said was on the ground for about 90 minutes damaged or destroyed about 20 homes in rural northern Kansas and came within a mile of hitting the small town of Chapman.

Photo by Associated Press

Texarkana, Texas, Fire Department will test the city's tornado sirens between noon and 1 p.m. today.

This morning on its Facebook page, the department announced the sirens may sound multiple times during the hour and warned residents not to be alarmed.

The sirens are at the following locations:

  • U.S. Highway 59 and Leopard Drive
  • Allen Lane and South Lake Drive
  • Fifth Street and Lelia Street
  • 26th Street and Texas Boulevard
  • 16th Street and Peach Street
  • Jarvis Parkway near Wake Village exit
  • Spring Lake Park near splash pad
  • Mall Drive and Lovett
  • Pleasant Grove Road and St. Michael's Drive
  • Kings Highway and Myrtle Springs Road
  • Pleasant Grove Road and Richmond Road
  • Pleasant Grove Middle School
  • Dogwood Lake Drive and Summerhill Road
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