Weather Alert Siren Warning System

Activation of the System

The Weather Alert Warning System will be activated for the City of Niles and for Milton Township when the Niles Dispatch Center receives any of the following:

  • National Weather Service Tornado Warning for the Niles to Edwardsburg corridor
  • Rotation activity reported by a reputable local weather news source
  • Report from a trained Weather Spotter of tornadic activity approaching the area
  • Report of tornadic activity from a member of law enforcement, fire or EMS service
  • Official request from an Emergency Management official for Berrien or Cass County

Testing of System

The Weather Alert Warning System shall be tested regularly, at 1:00 pm on the first Saturday and the third Wednesday of each month - March thru November, inclusive.  There may also be scheduled tests for individual municipalities on an as-needed basis.

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