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Siren Alert System

Emergency Alert System

Special sirens are installed to alert the public if there were an emergency at Indian Point. The sirens are loud, high-pitched alarms which would be sounded for three to five minutes without interruption.

If there is a potential for or an actual release of radiological materials to the environment, the county executive -- in partnership with New York State officials -- might sound emergency sirens.

These special sirens are located throughout the 10-mile Emergency Planning Zone (EPZ) around Indian Point.

In a more serious incident, the sirens would sound. You would hear a continuous, high-pitched, loud wavering sound for four minutes.

If you hear the sirens, turn on your radio or television and tune to the Emergency Alert System (EAS) station near you.

Emergency Alert System stations

AM Radio FM Radio Television
WFAN 660 WRRV 92.7 WCBS Ch 2
WABC 770 WHUD 100.7 WNBC Ch 4
WCBS 880 WFAS 103.9 WABC Ch 7
 WFAS 1230
WALL 1340
WLNA 1420