Testing of Tornado sirens
Testing will begin Tuesday March 14, 2017 at 10:00 A.M. This would continue on the second Tuesday of each month through the Month of October, 2017.
The test for March will be a three (3) minute TAKE COVER, followed by a one (1) solid ALL CLEAR.
The months April through October will only be the one (1) minute solid ALL CLEAR tone.
This way we are kept abreast for those sirens that need repaired.
Sirens are scheduled to be sounded at the following times and places:
10:00 a.m. – Burlington
10:05 a.m. – Bethune
10:10 a.m. – Stratton
10:15 a.m. – Vona
10:20 a.m. – Seibert
10:25 a.m. – Flagler
10:30 a.m. – Countywide test of the “CodeRed” system.
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...NWS Spotter Talk Scheduled for Residents of Kit Carson County...
The National Weather Service (NWS) in Goodland and Kit Carson County Emergency Management invite you to attend a Storm Spotter Class in Burlington. This year’s training will be held Monday, March 20th at 6:30 pm MDT at the Burlington Ambulance Building (1576 Lowell Avenue).
The class is free of charge and open to anyone with an interest in High Plains weather. This program is conducted only once a year by NWS meteorologists so consider attending this fun and educational training in Burlington. The class will review last year’s storm highlights, discuss flash flooding, thunderstorm organization and evolution, associated clouds and their meaning, thunderstorm hazards, safety, and how to measure precipitation, snow, and ice. For more information, contact NWS Goodland at (785) 899-7119. A complete listing of the 2017 Spotter Training Schedule across the Tri-State Area is available on the Goodland NWS web page: weather.gov/goodland
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