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Monthly siren testing begins April 6 at noon

  • Clock tower on the Allendale Campus.

Posted on April 05, 2018

Grand Valley's Allendale Campus and all communities within Ottawa County will conduct monthly testing of the outdoor tornado warning siren system April 6 at noon. The test will consist of a one-to-three minute steady tone. In the event of actual severe weather, the test will be postponed.

Members of the Grand Valley community should be aware of safe areas on campus in the event of an actual weather emergency. Safety areas are identified on signs located in the interior hallways on the lowest floor of all buildings on campus. For a complete list of safety locations visit

Monthly testing occurs on the first Friday of each month April-November. The next scheduled test will take place May 4.