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Official Says Outdoor Weather Sirens Are Still Crucial
For a few days, the sirens in Johnston were not working. Some people said, who cares? In this technical age of today, maybe we don't need the loud, blaring sirens anymore. AJ Mumm, the director of the Polk County Emergency Management, said that’s something they are often asked about. “There’s a shrinking niche for that kind of technology,” Mumm admitted.