Just in time for severe weather season in Lubbock, tornado sirens, have gone up across the Hub City. The sirens, also known as the Outdoor Warning System, will be online this week according to the City of Lubbock.
That also means that soon, you may hear a siren go off as city officials test the sirens on an individual basis. In ...
Over two million dollars for tornado sirens. Maybe even double that for the size of Lubbock. Yeah, you're a bit "shell shocked" because you've seen recent damage in Oklahoma, but are you really increasing your odds of not falling victim to some non health related tragedy? The answer is no, and I can't believe people aren't doing the math.
Evidently a local t.v. station has decided to make putting "tornado sirens" a news story, when the bulk of Lubbock could give a crap. It's a typical sixth grade solution for a sixth grade audience. LOUD NOISES. How this station succeeds by appealing to the lowest common denominator in this town is both amazing and an embarrassment. More after the jump.