Siren system test in Oak Creek Canyon

July 10, 2019 - 2:23 pm

Coconino County Emergency Management, Yavapai County Emergency Management, the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office and the Sedona Fire District will test the emergency siren system in Oak Creek Canyon at approximately 10 a.m., Tuesday July 16. 

The system notifies Oak Creek Canyon and Uptown Sedona residents of severe emergencies that require evacuation.

During emergencies, sirens will be used when the U.S. National Weather Service issues a Flash Flood Warning for Oak Creek Canyon. If the sirens sound, people in the canyon are asked to stop what they are doing, immediately get to high ground and tune-in to KAFF 930 AM or 92.9 FM for specific directions. 

Area residents are encouraged to register for emergency notifications at www.coconino.az.gov/ready.

WHAT:  Emergency siren test

WHEN:  10 a.m. Thursday, July 16. 

WHERE:  Oak Creek Canyon

WHO:  Coconino County Emergency Management, Yavapai County Emergency Management, the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office and the Sedona Fire District

For additional information call 928.679.8311 or go to www.coconino.az.gov/ready.

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