SEVERE WEATHER: Tornado sirens not only warning tool

Tornado sirens have long been considered the way to warn people of dangerous, severe weather, but not all communities in the Miami Valley have them—and they were never intended for people to hear indoors or in a busy downtown area.

While the tornado siren can still be a valuable tool for cities and counties that have them, there are other tools you should rely on to keep you and your family safe during impactful weather events, particularly severe weather season.

Here are a few options: