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June 11, 2013Savannah, MO |  By: Barnett

Savannah Tornado Siren

With this time of the year being prone to severe storms, having an effective tornado warning system is essential in the occurrence of a tornado threat.

City Officials in Savannah say the town's outdoor tornado warning system is not trust worthy. Andrew County Sheriff, Bryan Atkins, says city officials are in the process of making upgrades.

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Sheriff Atkins says having effective sirens is a top priority in keeping the citizens safe. He doesn't expect the upgrades to be made this severe weather season, and says it's important for the people to know the equipment is not reliable.