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Island alert system good to go

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You may have heard the sirens go off on Tuesday. The result - the alert system is good to go. Guam Homeland security testing its all hazards alerts warning system for the first time in the New Year. Department spokesperson Jenna Blas says all 13 that were tested are operational. Now, they typically get concerns about the volume or distance heard, which she says really depends on several factors like wind, structures, traffic and other noises. The test will continue to occur every first Tuesday of each month.

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