Stetson University will be testing a new lightning detection alert system today, Wed., July 31, at 11 a.m. The alert includes a loud siren that should be audible throughout the campus. Do not be alarmed — this is a test. The DeLand Police Department is aware of today’s demonstration and will be present during the test. The lightning detection system is designed to alert the Stetson community when lightning is nearby so that you can seek shelter. In the future, if you hear this siren please seek shelter immediately.