Outdoor warning siren testing scheduled Wednesday

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Lexington-Fayette County Division of Emergency Management

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) — Lexington Emergency Management says it will test its network of outdoor warning signs Wednesday morning.

The sirens will begin at 10 a.m.

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LEM says if you live near a park or golf course, expect to hear the outdoor siren sound a series of chimes followed by a voice announcement “This is a test”.

This scheduled test happens regularly, the first Wednesday of each month when severe weather is not expected.

This is no emergency so LEM asks you not to call 9-1-1 for information about the siren test.

More information can be found at http://bereadylexington.com/siren-faq/.

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