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Testing, testing: 1:45 pm siren was a statewide test of the system

April 19, 2012

The Wisconsin Division of Emergency Management performed a statewide tornado drill today at 1:45 p.m. Beloit's sirens went off on cue. Details about the test are available at

As noted in an all-campus email last weekend, Beloit College has an emergency alert system that echoes true tornado warnings using phone calls, text messages and emails.