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Pacific County AHAB Siren System Tested, Failed at 3 Sites

In actual events, the AHAB sirens will sound the constant tone (no warble) for three continuous minutes, and may be followed by a verbal message. The Pacific County Tsunami Plan calls for the AHAB sirens to be activated any time Pacific County is placed within the area of a tsunami warning. A tsunami warning means that an earthquake in the Pacific Rim may have generated a tsunami wave that has the potential to reach the Pacific County coastline within a three hour window of time.

Residents with questions or concerns may contact the PCEMA office at (360) 875-9340 or (360) 642-9340.

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