With the exception of a few days a year, open burning is not allowed within city limits.
Per Johnson County Emergency Management’s guidelines, storm warning sirens are sounded for:
STORM WARNING SIRENS
- Tornado warnings
- Severe thunderstorm warnings with wind speeds in excess of 70 miles per hour
- Hail in excess of 1.75 inches (golf ball size or larger)
- Note that an “all-clear” siren is not sounded.
When a siren sounds Seek immediate shelter indoors, preferably in a basement, and away from windows
Siren testing is conducted on the first Wednesday of the month at 10:00 am.