Polk County to Test Warning Sirens Saturday

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POLK COUNTY – Residents of Polk County will hear the outdoor warning sirens sound Saturday, Aug. 15, from noon to 1 p.m.

According to officials, the sirens will need to be tested after technical upgrades at the dispatch center. 

They are asking residents to hold off on calling 911 because of the sirens.  Only call if it’s an emergency.

The sirens will be tested in the following areas:

– Alleman
– Altoona
– Ankeny
– Bondurant
– Elkhart
– Grimes
– Johnston
– Mitchellville
– Pleasant Hill
– Polk City
– Runnells
– Windsor Heights

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