Statewide tornado/severe weather alert test Friday

Tornado Siren

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – A statewide tornado/severe weather alert test is scheduled for Friday, March 3 at approximately 10:07 a.m. EST.

In Lexington, NOAA weather radios will sound a test alert and the outdoor warning sirens will sound for three minutes.

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Remember, this is a test. Emergency officials are asking the public not to call 9-1-1 for information about the test.

For more details about the test and Lexington’s siren system, visit