Fwd: Outdoor Warning Alert from Arlington County

Iain McFadyen mcfadyenusa at yahoo.com
Fri May 18 07:44:49 CDT 2007

Earplugs at the ready!

Oh, I forgot: Everyone is in Dayton.

--- Arlington Emergency Management <oem2834 at arlingtonalert.com> wrote:

> From: "Arlington Emergency Management" <oem2834 at arlingtonalert.com>
> To: "All users" <rsan at arlingtonalert.com>
> Subject: Outdoor Warning Alert from Arlington County
> Date: Fri, 18 May 2007 07:38:33 -0400
> Today, Friday, May 18th, Arlington County will conduct a brief demonstration
> of the region’s pilot test of a new outdoor warning system – sometimes
> referred to as "sirens". The test will begin at 11:30 a.m. and will
> conclude by 12 noon. Testing will consist of a horn blast with a
> loudspeaker, which will broadcast a clear message, giving specific
> instructions.  
> The test is part of a pilot program that Arlington is managing on behalf of
> the National Capital Region. The pilot program will test to see if the
> outdoor warning system technology can add to the region’s emergency
> communications “system of systems.”   
> The Friday test will be performed at the following Arlington locations:    
>  14th Street and N. Courthouse, Courthouse area  
>  Fort Myer Drive at Wilson Boulevard   
>  N. Moore at N. 19th Street, SW corner  
>  S Hayes Street at 12th Street South  
>  Clarendon Boulevard at Edgewood Street  
>  Aurora Highlands Park—Pentagon City  
>  Iwo Jima  
> Arlington County’s Office of Emergency Management, (OEM), in partnership
> with the City of Alexandria’s Office of Emergency Management, was selected
> under a federal grant from the Department of Homeland Security to manage the
> pilot test and are the first jurisdictions in the region to install this
> type of alerting system.  
> For more information on the technology and the pilot test, visit the
> Arlington County Newsroom. 
> http://www.arlingtonva.us/Departments/Communications/10035.aspx dlp/oem
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