FEMA to test emergency alert system Wednesday

Posted by on October 2, 2023

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission, will conduct a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) and Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) at 1:20 p.m. CDT on Wednesday, Oct. 4.

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Expect emergency alert test Oct. 3

Posted by on October 1, 2018

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are pushing out a test of the nationwide Emergency Alert System at 1:18 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3. Every cell phone will likely receive this alert. The alert message will be a presidential alert and the text will read “THIS IS A TEST of the National Wireless Emergency Alert System. No action is needed.”

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