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Posted on: January 23, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Storm sirens being replaced and tested

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The City of Rock Island will replace and test new storm warning sirens Monday and Tuesday.

Due to age and the need for ongoing repair, four storm warning sirens will be replaced in Rock Island on Monday by Braniff Communications, Inc. The City will still have two fully functioning weather sirens that are not being replaced.

On Tuesday, the four new siren heads will be tested up to 20 seconds each at different times. The outdoor warning sirens to be replaced and tested are located at:

• 31st Avenue & 38th Street

• 15th Avenue & 37th Street

• 78th Avenue & 31st Street SW

• 14th Street & 92nd Avenue

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