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What is Nixle?
Nixle is a Community Information Service dedicated to helping you stay connected to the information that matters most to you, depending on your physical location. You stay connected to your local police department, your children’s schools, your local community agencies and organizations, and the important information from other locations throughout the country that are relevant to you. Our service is built on the most secure, reliable, and high-speed distribution platform, ensuring that you receive trusted and immediate, geographically relevant information. Information is immediately available over your cell phone by text message, by email, and over the web. Your account can be customized so you receive the information that matters most to you. Whether it is where you live, work, or have friends or family throughout the country, the information is immediately available to you over your mobile phone, email and computer.
Severe Weather Warnings
The Albion Fire Department will be testing the area tornado sirens at 7 P.M. on the 2nd and 4th Monday each month when there is no threatening weather conditions.
A TORNADO WATCH means that weather conditions are right for the formation of tornados and you should make preparations to secure loose items outside and be ready to take cover should a tornado warning be issued.
A TORNDO WARNING means that a tornado has been sighted either by weather spotters or radar in the area and you and your family should that immediate cover. (Albion area sirens will sound at high patch for 3 minutes)
Sirens are not always audible and citizens are strongly encourage to purchase a NOAA weather radio that will also warn you of ALL area hazards including tornado watches and warnings. For more information about NOAA weather radios click on this link: http://www.weather.gov/nwr/ http://weatherradiosdirect.com/
NOAA Weather radios can be purchased at local retailers or online from sites like the Weather Radios Direct link: http://weatherradiosdirect.com/