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Bentonville Arkansas - Storm Siren Test August 12 2022 12 August 2022 ( news )
Bentonville , state Arkansas ( By Press Release office)
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Bentonville , AR . . .
The City of Bentonville will test the city’s storm warning sirens Friday , August 12 , 2022 , at 1:00 PM , with weather permitting .
During the test , or an actual emergency , the sirens will sound twice . The first sound will be a steady blast for 3 minutes . This activation of the storm warning system means that an imminently dangerous storm is approaching the City . All citizens should take protective shelter at this time .
The second sound will be alternating high/low tones which will last 45 seconds . The 45 second activation of the storm warning system means that the weather has passed and the City is no longer in danger . All citizens may leave their area of shelter and proceed with daily routines .
The City of Bentonville would like to remind the citizens of Bentonville that this warning system is designed to alert people that are outside . People inside of a building might not hear the storm warning sirens and should use a radio , television or weather alert radio as means of monitoring weather conditions . You may sign up for alerts through
www . bcalert . com
, this will allow you to get alerts to your cell phone , home phone , text message and email .
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