Mayor Briley says he will ask for funds to update Nashville's tornado warning system

Posted at 5:11 PM, Feb 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-08 18:12:13-05

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Nashville Mayor David Briley said today that he would ask the Metro Council for $500,000 in equipment in order to to upgrade Nashville's tornado warning system.

This announcement comes one day after tornado sirens sounded some 15 minutes after the National Weather Service had canceled tornado warnings for the area.

Mayor Briley is not the first to voice his frustration and concern with the current warning system. You can read more about the current system here.