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Warning Systems

Tornado Sirens

Tornado sirens throughout Lapeer County:

  • Attica Township
  • Almont Township
  • Arcadia Township
  • Burlington Township
  • Columbiaville
  • Deerfield Township
  • Dryden Township
  • Elba Township
  • Goodland Township
  • City of Lapeer
  • Hadley Township
  • Imlay City
  • Metamora Township
  • North Branch Township
  • Otter Lake

*The sirens are tested the 1st Saturday of the month at 1:00 p.m. April through October.

2015 Test Dates:

  • Saturday, April 4th
  • Saturday, May 2nd
  • Saturday, June 6th
  • Saturday, July 4th
  • Saturday, August 1st
  • Saturday, September 5th
  • Saturday, October 3rd

The test lasts approximately 3 minutes and has a solid blast tone. Other than for testing purposes, the sirens will only be activated for tornadoes. The test will be cancelled if threatening weather conditions exist at the time of the test. Also remember that the sirens are designed to warn people out-of-doors. They were not designed to penetrate buildings or wake you from sleep.