If you’re in Quincy and you hear a tornado siren Friday afternoon, don’t freak out.

The siren is merely a test. According to Quincy Fire Chief Joe Henning, the early warning siren systems are being checked this afternoon at 2:00 following some recent repairs. Tests are typically done Tuesdays at 10:00 am.

So no, Brodie. It’s not aliens. IT'S NEVER ALIENS!!

Quincy weather this afternoon is about as perfect as it gets (although a tad on the hot side). High 80s and low 90s with no rain all day long. Go enjoy it.

If this had been an actual emergency, the sirens would be accompanied by sounds similar to this …