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University of Iowa News Release


Sept. 28, 2007

UI to begin monthly testing of outdoor warning system Oct. 1

The University of Iowa will conduct monthly testing of its outdoor warning system beginning 9 a.m. Monday, Oct. 1.

The test will be conducted in conjunction with the testing of other sirens located throughout Johnson County and will remain on the same test schedule, except when threatening weather is forecast for the area. In those instances, the test will be postponed until 9 a.m. the following Monday.

For additional information about the monthly tests, contact the UI Department of Public Safety at 319-335-5389.

STORY SOURCE: University of Iowa News Services, 300 Plaza Centre One, Suite 371, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-2500

MEDIA CONTACTS: Charles Green, UI Police, 319-335-5026,; Stephen Pradarelli, University News Services, 319-384-0007,