The City of Waco is concerned about the safety of our citizens and visitors. Our community is protected by an outdoor early warning siren system with 31 sirens to alert the public in case of tornado or other emergency.
City of McGregor
The City of McGregor will test the sirens on the 1st Friday of each month at 10 a.m. For weather-related emergencies, the City of McGregor will activate the sirens during a tornado warning if a tornado is imminent.
City of Crawford
The Crawford Fire Department will activate the fire siren if a tornado warning is issued for there immediate area. If time allows emergency vehicles will run prearranged routes to help notify of the danger.
City of Lacy Lakeview
The Outdoor Emergency Sirens in the City of Lacy Lakeview are tested on the first Friday of every month at 10:00 a.m. These sirens are in place to warn citizens of active weather related events in cooperation with the Waco/McLennan County Emergency Management office. For questions, you may contact Jennifer Watkins at 254.799.2479.