LUBBOCK, Texas — The City of Lubbock announced it will conduct a test of the Outdoor Warning system on Friday at 9:30 a.m. According to a press release, the siren activation will last 3 minutes. 

Sirens will be tested monthly on the second Friday of the month, said the release. 

According to the release, if the weather forecasts a 10% chance or greater of a thunderstorm on the day of the test, it will be canceled.

The release reminded citizens, “This is only a test and does not indicate severe weather in the area.”

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