Wednesday, September 15, 2010
Chill – It Was Only a Drill: AHAB Siren Results
South Bend, Washington – As part of a true “end-to-end” test of the tsunami warning system, the All Hazard Alert Broadcast (AHAB) siren system was tested today. Following the statewide Drop, Cover, and Hold Drill at 10:15 a.m., the AHAB sirens were activated using the actual warning tone and the standard voice test message. Preliminary results for today’s drill are: Ilwaco - 807 Whealdon: siren, voice, light Cape Disappointment - Space 90: siren, voice, light Surfside - 33104 J Place: siren, voice, no light Ocean Park - 21611 V Ln: siren, voice, light Ocean Park - 2017 304th Ln: siren, voice, no light Ocean Park - 27212 U Street: siren, voice, light Ocean Park - 2408 245th Lane: siren, voice, light Bay Center - 408 Bay Center Road: siren, voice, light Seaview - 3801 N Place: no siren, no voice, no light Long Beach - 9211 X Street: siren, voice, light Long Beach - 319 2nd Street: siren, voice, light North Cove - 2829 SR 105 (PCFD5)* North Cove - Seabreeze Rd/Warrenton Cannery Rd: siren, voice* *PCEMA is still awaiting spotter reports from the North Cove area. The cause for the AHAB siren in Seaview not activating during today’s drill will be investigated. Residents with questions or concerns may contact the PCEMA office at (360) 875-9340 or (360) 642-9340.