Severe Weather Awareness Week Update

Tornado Siren

Outdoor Sirens/Alert Systems Test Postponed until Friday, Feb. 5

Due to the potential for inclement weather on Wed., Feb. 3, the outdoor siren test/alert system test by Athens-Clarke County and the University of Georgia has been postponed until Fri., Feb. 5 at 9:00 a.m.

Should inclement weather also be possible on Friday, an alternate date for the tests will be announced.

Facebook Q&A with Beth Burgess

Today: Live Facebook Q&A with ACC Emergency Management Administrator Beth Burgess

Have questions about Severe Weather Awareness Week (today through Friday)? Outdoor tornado sirens? Emergency preparedness for your home? Emergency planning for your business? 

Find out answers by joining us for a live 30-minute Facebook Q&A with Beth Burgess, the ACC Emergency Management Administrator, on Monday, February 1 at 5:30 p.m. at the Athens-Clarke County Facebook page (

Even if you can't think of any questions offhand, come see what others are asking to learn more about emergency management issues and how they affect the community. Help us kick off Severe Weather Awareness Week!

For more information on Severe Weather Awareness Week

Read the full media release with resources and more on our website directly at or on our news page at

For more information, contact the Athens-Clarke County Public Information Office at 706-613-3795 or
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