The city of Fort Worth has delayed the monthly outdoor warning system siren test due to the Fourth of July holiday.
Typically the warning system sounds at 1 p.m. on the first Wednesday of the month for 90 seconds.
Due to the Fourth of July holiday, the 90 second drill will be delayed until next Wednesday, July 11.
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The remaining Wednesdays of the month, the sirens will sound for 15 seconds only.
As a reminder, the outdoor warning system can be activated for a tornado warning that has been issued by the National Weather Service, the report of a tornado by a qualified spotter, hail larger than one inch in diameter, 60 mile per hour or stronger winds, a state or national emergency, or other incidents determined by an Emergency Management duty officer.