6801 S. Durand Road, Durand, MI 48429 Phone: 989-288-4403 Fax: 989-288-3777
TORNADO WARNING SIRENS
3 Siren Locations: Village of Vernon, Goodall and Brown Rd, and Prior Rd at Lovejoy Cemetery
The sirens provide an alert for a tornado warning activation in Shiawassee County to save lives and properties.
When Shiawassee County is notified of a Tornado Warning threw the National Weather Service or through Shiawassee Central Dispatch the siren shall be activated and alert a solid sound for 3 minutes, if a Tornado has been spotted in the area of Vernon Township or the Village of Vernon, continue to activate the siren for 3 cycles until an all clear has been declared.
If a tornado warning is issued:
Find shelter and take cover in an interior room of a building, preferably a basement. If a basement does not exist, find an interior hallway away from windows, doors and outside walls.
Tune to radio or TV broadcasts for news on changing weather conditions or approaching storms.
Vernon Twp will do its monthly test only at 12:00 pm. the first Sunday of each month from April to November (Pending weather conditions).