DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) - Monday at noon the new tornado sirens were tested for the firsttime in Vandalia.
Three sirens were purchased and have now been installed to alertthose outside of impending danger. The first siren was placedat the Vandalia Sports Complex, the second at Lichtenfals Park,close to Vandalia High School, and the third was placed at CasselHills Golf Course.
The sirens will be sounded on the first Monday of each month atnoon for a test. The only other time these sirens will beheard is during a tornado warning.
A tornado warning means that a tornado has been spotted bymeteorologists, trained spotters, or other Emergency ServicesPersonnel , or that Doppler radar indicates a thunderstormcirculation which can spawn a tornado. When a tornado warning isissued for your town or county, take immediate safetyprecautions.
Making off with some last minute bargains, shoppers flooded the Dayton Mall Saturday before round two of the storm hits the Miami Valley.
State representatives Mike Henne and Jim Butler spent Saturday morning going door-to-door in a riverside neighborhood.
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Two women were arrested early Saturday morning after leading Dayton and Riverside Police on a slow speed pursuit with a stolen snow plow.
Preble County crews are battling a barn fire this afternoon on Barnetts Mill Road in Camden.