Reminder: Elbert County to Test Tornado Sirens this Morning

February 6, 2013

Severe Weather Awareness Week continues today, and today is Tornado Safety Day.

The forecast is for sunny skies today in Elberton, but don’t be alarmed if you hear tornado sirens this morning.

It is part of Elbert County’s participation in Severe Weather Awareness Week.

The national weather service will initiate a state wide tornado drill between 9:00am – 9:30am this morning, during the drill, Elbert County EMA will be testing the county’s tornado sirens.

The Elbert County EMA urges residents not to panic as this is only a test of the county’s sirens.