Indian Point to Test Sirens This Morning in Putnam County
The Indian Point Energy Center will be conducting a regular quarterly test of their emergency notification system today (May 30).
As part of this mornings test, sirens will sound at full volume between 10:30 and 11 AM. The test is expected to last for approximately four minutes and will be heard in Westchester, Rockland, Orange, and Putnam Counties.
Because this is only a test, you are not required to take any action, according to patch.com. When you hear the sirens, keep in mind that they are NOT a signal to evacuate. In the event of an actual emergency, you should tune into an Emergency Alert System television or radio station for information and instructions. To find a list of these stations, visit Indian Point's website.
If you need more information about emergency planning related to Indian Point, visit the New York State Office of Emergency Management's Indian Point Joint Information Center.
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