Thomas Township

OUTDOOR SIRENS – WEATHER / CHEMICAL NOTIFICATION

 

Thomas Township has strategically placed 10 sirens throughout our community. These sirens are to warn citizens when they are OUTSIDE of a tornado WARNING or of a chemical emergency meaning you need to shelter-in-place. The siren sounds are the same.

For a Tornado WARNING you need to seek shelter. For more information click Tornado Safety Information.

For a CHEMICAL EMERGENCY you need to shelter-in-place. Click shelter-in-place for more information.

This mirrors the same system Midland County has been using for several years. The steady siren blast on a rotating pole allows residents to hear this well in all directions. When you hear this siren, seek shelter immediately and monitor the weather conditions or call the Saginaw County / Hemlock Semiconductor bulletin board number at 1-877-653-4133 for more details. These sirens are tested the first Wednesday of every month at noon.

Click to see the Siren video

Other sirens that can be heard in our community are:

• James Township – siren sounds for their fire calls and tornado warnings.
• Tittabawassee Township – the correctional facility’s siren sounds for their monthly test or a live event.
• Hemlock Semiconductor – has some internal sirens to alert their employees of actions they need to take. See their web site at www.hscpoly.com/community-connectionMI to learn more about their sirens and other important facts.
• Richland Township and Swan Creek (Tri-Township) – has the same siren system we have and is tested the same time as ours.

8215 Shields Drive, Saginaw, MI 48609 | Phone: 989-781-4141 | Fax: 989-781-6059

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Monday - Friday
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249 North Miller Road
Saginaw, MI 48609-4896

PHONE: 781-0150

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August 2019
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July 28, 2019July 29, 2019July 30, 2019

Category: Community EventsPicnic In The Park Concert Series- Laurie & The Lefties

Picnic In The Park Concert Series- Laurie & The Lefties
July 31, 2019August 1, 2019August 2, 2019August 3, 2019

Category: Community EventsShields Lions Club Parade

Shields Lions Club Parade
August 4, 2019August 5, 2019

Category: Community EventsBoard Meeting

Board Meeting
August 6, 2019

Category: Community EventsPicnic In The Park Concert Series- Michele Spitz

Picnic In The Park Concert Series- Michele Spitz
August 7, 2019August 8, 2019August 9, 2019August 10, 2019

Category: Community EventsBrush Site Open

Brush Site Open
August 11, 2019August 12, 2019August 13, 2019

Category: Community EventsZoning Board of Appeals (if needed)

Zoning Board of Appeals (if needed)

Category: Community EventsPicnic In The Park Concert Series- Todd Michael Band

Picnic In The Park Concert Series- Todd Michael Band
August 14, 2019August 15, 2019August 16, 2019August 17, 2019

Category: Community EventsRuff Around Roberts Park

Ruff Around Roberts Park
August 18, 2019August 19, 2019August 20, 2019August 21, 2019

Category: Community EventsPlanning Commission Meeting

Planning Commission Meeting
August 22, 2019August 23, 2019August 24, 2019

Category: Community EventsBrush Site Open

Brush Site Open
August 25, 2019August 26, 2019

Category: Community EventsParks Commission Meeting

Parks Commission Meeting
August 27, 2019August 28, 2019August 29, 2019

Category: Community EventsOffice Closed For Staff Training

Office Closed For Staff Training
August 30, 2019August 31, 2019

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