Tornado Safety Rules & Siren Test


  • Listen to the radio and television for weather information.
  • Identify a safe place to take shelter, such as a basement or small interior room.
  • Stay away from windows.
  • Get out of automobiles.
  • If caught outside or in a vehicle, lie flat covering your head with your hands.
  • Do not try to outrun a tornado in your car.
  • Be aware of flying debris.

Testing Schedule

Oakland County Homeland Security will be testing the outdoor warning siren system on the first Saturday of each month at 1 p.m., with the following exceptions: