LUBBOCK, Texas — The City of Lubbock said a test of the outdoor warning system was scheduled for Friday at 9:30 a.m.

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The following is a press release from the City of Lubbock:

The City of Lubbock will conduct a test of the Outdoor Warning System (OWS) on Friday, November 10, 2023, at 9:30 a.m. This will be a three (3) minute activation of the Outdoor Warning System sirens.

This is only a test and does not indicate severe weather in the area. 

The sirens will be tested monthly on the second Friday of the month. However, if the National Weather Service forecasts a ten percent (10%) chance or greater of a thunderstorm the day of the test, the OWS test will be canceled and not rescheduled.

For further information on the OWS, please visit