Test of Two Alert and Notification System Sirens Set for Monday, Oct. 10 - Southern Maryland Headline News

Test of Two Alert and Notification System Sirens Set for Monday, Oct. 10

PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. (Oct. 6, 2011)—The Calvert County Department of Public Safety, Emergency Management Division, will conduct a follow-up test of two alert and notification sirens in southern Calvert County on Monday, Oct. 10, at 12 p.m.

A siren adjacent to Rt. 2-4 near Whispering Drive in southern Prince Frederick and a siren in the Broomes Island area will be tested following maintenance. The full-cycle test of the two sirens will last for three minutes. All citizens are asked to remember the scheduled testing and relay the information to friends, family and neighbors.

If the sirens sound at any other time, residents should tune to one of the local radio stations listed below for information and instructions. Contact the Calvert County Division of Emergency Management at 410-535-1600, ext. 2638 for additional emergency or disaster preparedness information.

Emergency Alert System stations include:

WPTX 1690 AM Mechanicsville
WYRX 97.7 FM Lexington Park
WTOP 103.5 FM Frederick
WKIK 1560 AM La Plata
WKIK 102.9 FM California
WPRS 104.1 FM La Plata
WSMD 98.3 FM Mechanicsville
WNNT 100.9 FM Warsaw
WGOP 540 AM Pocomoke
WCEM 1240 AM Cambridge
WCEM 106.3 FM Cambridge
WRAR 105.5 FM Tappahannock
WEMD 1460 AM Easton
WCEI 96.7 FM Easton

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