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EMERGENCY WARNING SIREN TEST, April 5, 2021
04/05/2021
At 1 p.m. today, you will hear the city's 5-siren outdoor warning system going off. THIS IS ONLY A TEST. This system is used to alert Lockhart residents of impending severe weather and/or chemical emergencies.

 

Activation criteria for the City of Lockhart includes:

 

• The National Weather Service (NWS) issues a Tornado Warning.
• The National Weather Service (NWS) issues a Severe Thunderstorm Warning and indicates the potential for destructive winds of 70 mph or greater.
• Observed hail of 1.5 inches in diameter (ping pong ball) or greater.
• Any observed weather condition, which is judged to be hazardous to people and early warning would potentially save lives.

 

No further action is required during this test. Sign up for warncentraltexas.org to receive emergency alerts.

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