Outdoor Warning Sirens Blare For More Than Half An Hour In DeSoto, LancasterThousands of North Texans got a rude wake-up call very early on Tuesday after outdoor warning sirens began blaring.
Security Upgrades Added To Dallas Emergency Siren SystemOfficials in Dallas say they've completed security upgrades to the city's outdoor sirens that will prevent the kind of "malicious activation" that caused the emergency system to blare across the city in April.
Outdoor Emergency Siren Briefing At Dallas City Hall TodayThe whaling kept thousands of people awake and resulted in a rash of calls that overwhelmed an already troubled 911 system. Once again, the focus in Dallas is on the emergency outdoor siren system.
Lack Of Encryption Blamed For False Dallas Emergency SirensDallas officials concerned about hackers blame radio signal issues for the dozens of emergency outdoor sirens that falsely sounding last weekend.
Council Member Frustrated With Response To Warning Sirens HackWith the threat of severe weather many are wondering if the outdoor warning sirens in Dallas will be ready. After the system was hacked Friday night some city officials are pushing for answers and assurances that another meltdown won’t happen.
Some Concerned About Weather Emergency Siren Not WorkingMost cities routinely test their outdoor emergency warning sirens approximately once a week. But one Fort Worth siren has been routinely broken and fixed and broken again for months.
City Apologizes After Warning Sirens Sound For No ReasonThe city is apologizing after human error causes a scare in Dallas. Wednesday morning all of the outdoor warning sirens sounded off for no reason.
Warning Sirens Set Off Accidentally In DallasIf you heard sirens going off in the North Dallas/Richardson area Wednesday morning, rest assured it was an accident.