Tsunami warning siren test slated today at noon across Peninsula
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In Jefferson County, sirens are at three sites in Port Townsend — the Port Townsend marina, Point Hudson and Fort Worden — and on the Hoh reservation on the West End.
In Clallam County, sirens are at Diamond Point, Dungeness Fire Station, Four Seasons Ranch, Marine Drive in Port Angeles, Lower Elwha Klallam Community Center, Clallam Bay, the Quileute A-Ka-Lat Community Center in LaPush and at two sites in Neah Bay.
A similar notification test can be heard inside buildings on National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, or NOAA, AHAB radios throughout Clallam County at noon Wednesday.
This will be a voice-only test of the NOAA alert system.
The Jefferson County Department of Emergency Management urges citizens to purchase a NOAA weather radio for use in emergencies.
The department will program the radio for free.
For more information, phone the department at 360-385-9368.
Clallam County residents who want to let officials know where they were when they heard the test can phone Jamye Wisecup, program coordinator, at 360-417-2525.
For more information on emergency preparedness, visit www.emd.wa.gov, www.clallam.net/EmergencyManagement or www.jeffcoeoc.org.
Last modified: March 02. 2014 6:49PM