Warning Program

The FCEM&HS Warning Program coordinates the Franklin County Outdoor Warning Siren System.  The system consists of 196 outdoor warning sirens located throughout all 42 jurisdictions and Franklin County. The system is designed to warn residents who are outside to seek shelter and monitor local media outlets and/or social media for more information.

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OUTDOOR WARNING SIREN SYSTEM


The outdoor warning sirens of the Franklin County Warning Siren System constitute one of the largest siren networks in Ohio and the Country. These sirens are sounded when the National Weather Service issues a tornado warning for Franklin County.

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ALERT FRANKLIN COUNTY


ALERT Franklin County is a state-of-the-art mass notification and warning system designed to alert residents about emergencies and other important community news in all jurisdictions throughout Franklin County.

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SIREN WATCH PROGRAM


The Franklin County Siren Watch Program supplements Franklin County Emergency Management and Homeland Security's (FCEM&HS) efforts to ensure each outdoor warning siren is working properly and is a key element to an effective warning system.

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