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Campus emergency siren test conducted Feb. 3

BOONE—Appalachian State University will test its campus siren warning system Wednesday, Feb. 3, at 11:55 a.m.

Examples of the tones that are used in an emergency or during tests can be heard online at http://em.emergency.appstate.edu/siren-warning-system. Appalachian uses the “hi/low” tone for emergencies; “discontinuous air horn” for tests of the system; the “alert” tone for all-clear signal; and the “wail” tone for tornado warnings.

For more information about the university’s AppState ALERT voice/text/e-mail notification system, visit http://emergency.appstate.edu.