Monthly siren test scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 1

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HONOLULU (KHON2) — The monthly test of the all-hazard Statewide Outdoor Warning Siren System, coordinated with the test of the Live Audio Broadcast segment of the Emergency Alert System, is scheduled for Thursday, October 1, 2020 at 11:45 a.m.

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During this monthly test, all Statewide Outdoor Warning Sirens will sound a one-minute Attention Alert Signal.  A simultaneous test of the Live Audio Broadcast segment of the Emergency Alert System is conducted with the monthly siren sounding, in cooperation with Hawai’i’s broadcast industry. There will be no exercise or drill accompanying the test.

The all-hazard Outdoor Siren Warning System for Public Safety is one part of Hawai’i’s Statewide Alert and Warning System used to notify the public during emergencies. 

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