Johnson County Emergency Management & Homeland Security maintains this webpage in an effort to educate the public on when and why the outdoor warning sirens have sounded. This information is only provided as an historic record and should not be relied upon for life-safety information. If the outdoor warning system is heard at anytime other than regularly scheduled test days, seek shelter and tune in to local radio, television, or your NOAA weather radio for instructions and information. For additional information, please see our outdoor warning system page.

DateReasonCommentsSiren Zones
5/10/2017 9:02:58 AM Monthly Siren Test Due to inclement weather or the potential for inclement weather to occur on both the first and second Wednesday of the month, this month’s test of the Johnson County outdoor warning system has been cancelled and the next test will occur on the first Wednesday of next month at 11:00am.
5/3/2017 8:36:38 AM Monthly Siren Test Due to inclement weather the monthly first Wednesday test of the Johnson County outdoor warning system has been postponed until next Wednesday, May, 10th, 2017 at 11:00am. ALL
4/12/2017 9:08:31 AM Monthly Siren Test The monthly test of the Johnson County outdoor warning system was conducted today, Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 11:00am. The monthly test was postponed from the first Wednesday of the month to the second Wednesday of the month due to inclement weather. ALL
3/7/2017 1:03:21 PM Annual Statewide Drill In coordination with the National Weather Service, the State of Kansas, and the KC Metro Region, the Johnson County outdoor warning system was activated as part of the statewide tornado drill during Severe Weather Awareness Week on TUESDAY, MARCH X at 10:00AM ALL
3/1/2017 11:08:24 AM Monthly Siren Test Johnson County Emergency Management in coordination with the National Weather Service , conducted the monthly test of the outdoor siren system today at 11 a.m. ALL
2/1/2017 12:31:28 PM Monthly Siren Test The monthly test of the Johnson County outdoor warning system was conducted as scheduled today, Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at 11:00am. ALL
1/4/2017 11:09:26 AM Monthly Siren Test Johnson County Emergency Management in coordination with the National Weather Service , conducted the monthly test of the outdoor siren system today at 11 a.m. ALL
11/9/2016 11:53:50 AM Monthly Siren Test The monthly test of the Johnson County outdoor warning system was conducted today, Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at 11:00am. The monthly test was postponed from the first Wednesday of the month to the second Wednesday of the month due to inclement weather. Zone 1 Zone 2 Zone 3 Zone 4 Zone 5
9/7/2016 11:00:00 AM Monthly Siren Test The monthly test of the Johnson County outdoor warning system was conducted as scheduled today, Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at 11:00am. Zone 1 Zone 2 Zone 3 Zone 4 Zone 5
8/3/2016 11:05:37 AM Monthly Siren Test The monthly test of the Johnson County outdoor warning system was conducted as scheduled today, Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at 11:00am. ALL
6/1/2016 11:00:00 AM Monthly Siren Test The monthly test of the Johnson County outdoor warning system was conducted as scheduled today, Wednesday, June 1st, 2016 at 11:00am. ALL
5/4/2016 11:06:43 AM Monthly Siren Test The monthly test of the Johnson County outdoor warning system was conducted as scheduled today, Wednesday, April 04, 2016 at 11:00am. Zone 1 Zone 2 Zone 3 Zone 4 Zone 5
4/6/2016 10:56:20 AM Monthly Siren Test The monthly test of the Johnson County outdoor warning system was conducted as scheduled today, Wednesday, 04/06/2016 at 11:00am. ALL
3/2/2016 11:07:36 AM Monthly Siren Test The monthly test of the Johnson County outdoor warning system was conducted as scheduled today, Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at 11:00am. Zone 1 Zone 2 Zone 3 Zone 4 Zone 5
2/3/2016 11:00:00 AM Monthly Siren Test The monthly test of the Johnson County outdoor warning system will be conducted as scheduled today, Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016 at 11:00am. ALL
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