🚨 👀🌪️ There has been a Tornado WATCH alert for Oakmont.

Definition from The Weather Channel:
TORNADO WATCH: Be Prepared! Tornadoes are possible in and near the watch area. Review and discuss your emergency plans and check supplies and your safe room. Be ready to act quickly if a warning is issued or you suspect a tornado is approaching. Acting early helps to save lives! Watches are issued by the Storm Prediction Center for counties where tornadoes may occur. The watch area is typically large, covering numerous counties or even states.

📢📢📢 FYI: 🚨🚨🚨
When severe weather, flooding emergencies, or any life threatening event that would require an emergency notification in Oakmont, the community alert sirens at Tenth Street and Virginia Avenue will activate. The sirens will cycle as a steady wail for 7 minutes, pause and then perform another 7 minute wail. This will be your indication that all residents should move inside or seek shelter. Once inside, you should check local media sites such as the national weather service or local news channels to get more information.

Stay informed:

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