Sirens at the oroville dam.
This will create a significant sound in the area - action news now reporter jafet serrato is live near the dam... jafet, what can we expect today?
The sound is going to be as high as 121 decibels - the d- w-r tells me that's as loud as a jet landing in an airport.
Later today -- don't be alarmed if you hear loud sirens near the oroville dam spillway.
The dwr plans to run tests beginning at ten a-m.
There will be a series of ten- second soundings over the course of several hours... as the sirens are activated.
The sirens will be used to let us all know whenever the d-w-r is about to let water down the main spillway.
The sirens will be tested monthly from now on.
Live in oroville jafet serrato action news now coverage you can count on!
A spokesperson for the d-w-r says today's siren test is*no* an emergency alert