Perry Storm Season: Be Prepared this Spring

Storm season is here, this spring the Perry Chamber of Commerce wants to make sure you are prepared when storms are around the corner.  The City of Perry storm siren will sound 1 long blast for imminent storms or other emergencies.  Emergency shelters are located at Perry City Hall during business hours, Perry Christian Academy gymnasium and church basements.

Below is a list of when the city siren will be sounded.

CITY SIREN SYSTEM – The following are signals over the city siren system:

  • 1 Short Blast = Test; performed 3 times at 7am, 12pm, and 6pm daily except Sunday at 6pm.
  • 2 Blasts = City fire; notification to volunteer firefighters of a fire within the city limits of Perry.
  • 4 Blasts = Rural fire; notification to volunteer firefighters of a fire outside city limits of Perry.
  • 1 Long Blast = Imminent storm or emergency.  Take shelter, follow instructions of emergency personal.

EMERGENCY SHELTER LOCATIONS (follow instructions of emergency personal):

Perry City Hall (during business hours)

Perry Christian Academy gymnasium

Church Basements