Finney County EMS Studies Tornado Alarm Process


(Garden City, KS) (

The recent triggering of an audible tornado alarm in Garden City had several local residents wondering:ย  whereโ€™s the funnel cloud?ย  New Finney County Emergency Management Services Director Michael Paz-Torres who is the director of EMS for the county says his department is studying the protocol and process for triggering tornado alarms in Finney County.ย  Torres told Commissioners that typically a law enforcement officer will report to EMS if a funnel cloud is spotted and then the alarm is activated.