WEST MICHIGAN - It's only a test.
Kent and Ottawa counties are beginning monthly testing of their severe weather sirens Friday, April 7. The tests will start at noon, lasting anywhere from 1-3 minutes.
Moving forward, the sirens will be tested the first Friday of every month through October in Kent County and November in Ottawa County.
If you don't hear the siren that usually sounds in your community, you're asked to call your local township or city office.
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