NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) – The Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility will conduct a test of its tornado warning siren on August 5.
The drill will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. and will last for up to three minutes. The siren will be in the immediate vicinity of the lab and could be heard by anyone within a 1.5-mile radius.
Jefferson Lab uses the siren to alert members of the lab to take cover in the event of a tornado and a tornado warning.
Those who have questions about the sirens can email firstname.lastname@example.org.