11 Outdoor warning sirens are strategically placed around Burleson. Sirens are NOT meant to be heard indoors, they are for OUTDOOR warning purposes. A siren signals to seek shelter inside and seek additional information. If a siren stops, it DOES NOT mean the threat has ended.
When does Burleson activate the outdoor warning sirens?
Tornado Warning issued by the National Weather Service
Trained Storm Spotter Report of a Tornado
Hail 1.5" or larger in diameter
Winds of 70 mph or greater
Other Outdoor Emergencies
When the outdoor warning system is activated, citizens should not go outside to hear the message or call 911 to ask why the system is activated. Citizens should go inside, seek shelter in an interior room of their home and tune to a weather radio or TV/radio for more information.