While loud noises on the 4th of July are not out of the ordinary, the Washington State Department of Emergency Management wants to remind residents that they will conduct the monthly countywide All Hazard Alert Broadcast Siren test on Monday, July 04 at noon.
AHAB sirens are located in Pacific Beach, Copalis Beach,Ocean City, OceanShores, Hoquiam,Aberdeen, Moclips,Westport and Grayland. All Grays Harbor County sirens will be included in the test beginning at noon.
AHAB sirens sound the Westminster Chimes followed by a test voice message and reach about one mile in radius depending on topography and weather. Reminder, that these sirens are meant to provide emergency notification to people who are outdoors. Residents and businesses located within a tsunami inundation area are encouraged to maintain a working NOAA Weather Radio.
Please DO NOT CALL 911 regarding this testing. If you have any questions or reports regarding the test, please contact Grays Harbor County Emergency Management at 360-249-3911 or firstname.lastname@example.org.