The Pittsburg City Commission took action to shore up the city’s severe weather warning system.
The story actually starts months ago, when a wind storm knocked power out of much of the area. Because of that, when the sirens were activated, several of them did not sound.
City commissioners have asked city staff to make sure all sirens have some sort of backup in case of power outage, and to seek an upgrade to the city’s siren system.
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