If you are outside and hear a warning siren, go inside and turn on a weather alert radio, radio or a T.V. for information on actions to take. Sirens can be activated for 5 reasons:
• Tornado in the immediate area,
• Severe weather with winds over 70 mph,
• Large damaging hail,
• Elected official or President of the University designates siren activation for other emergencies and,
• Testing on the 1st Wednesday of each month at 12:30 p.m., if the weather is clear. The City of Arlington also tests outdoor warning sirens the 1st Wednesday of every month at 1pm.