As the weather warms up, we all want to go outside and take advantage of the sun and outdoor activities. However, severe weather can occur quickly and being prepared is important. Severe Weather and Tornado Awareness Week has come and gone, but the potential remains all summer. It is important to make sure you are aware of pending weather that may affect your outdoor plans. It is also equally important, whether you're at work or at home that you have a safety plan in place. Below is a helpful link to ensure you are prepared.
Make A Plan – ReadyWisconsin
This time of year, our severe weather sirens are tested weekly, (Wednesday at 2:00 p.m.) now through Labor Day. Citizens often refer to our severe weather sirens as "tornado sirens". While the use of these sirens may be utilized for actual tornado sightings, they are also activated for severe weather. Below are general guidelines used by Waukesha County Communications, adopted by our Village, to determine if the severe weather sirens should be activated: