The Office of Emergency Management encourages residents to stay weather aware.
In the event of a severe weather situation, the city will activate its outdoor warning system to notify residents who are outdoors to immediately seek shelter inside. The system’s sirens are not designed to be heard indoors, although residents may hear them in their home if they live in the close proximity of one.
Irving’s outdoor warning system is activated when:
During a severe weather event, individuals should stay home, if possible, and monitor local weather alerts and warnings on TV or social media. Additionally, to receive notifications indoors, residents are encouraged to use a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) weather alert radio.
Learn more about Irving’s Outdoor Warning System.
For severe weather safety tips, visit National Weather Service and Ready.gov.