When Do Tornado Sirens Go off?

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Tornado sirens go off most commonly when there is a weather threat such as a tornado or other severe weather. However, they also go off for practice on the first Wednesday of every month.
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I live on the west coast so we don't get tornadoes here. - but if we did get one, I would run down to the basement below the ground and pray to god that I don't die! lol
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A tornado siren is a loud horn that is sounded whenever a funnel cloud or
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They are Early Warning sirens for the purpose of informing the public as early as possible about the possibility of dangerous weather conditions in your area.
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Again if the police and fire depts. had NO warning from the National Weather Service and NO calls of funnel clouds or tornadoes how are they supposed to know to sound the sirens regardless
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