While we hope there’ll never be an attack by North Korea it never hurts to be prepared. The United States is already taking steps to make sure we don’t get caught off guard in case some catastrophic event should happen.
In fact, Hawaii just started testing a nuclear warning siren and plans to do it monthly. The goal is to alert residents of an impending nuclear missile strike. It’s the first batch of tests since the end of the Cold War.
On the first business day of every month at 11:45 a.m., a steady alert signal will blare from speakers for 50 seconds. There’ll be a 10-second pause followed by another loud tone for 50 seconds. Hawaii residents are expected to seek shelter immediately after hearing the warning signal.
Due to its close proximity to North Korea, Hawaii will only