EMA making changes to weather warning sirens

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The Illinois Emergency Management Agency will make changes when it comes to weather warning sirens.

The alarm will sound if Champaign County is under a severe thunderstorm or tornado warning, and if a trained spotter sees rotation in the clouds.

However, the EMA said it's still important to not rely on the sirens.

You should have other alert systems like a weather radio or weather app on your phone.

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