National Emergency Testing
The Federal Management Agency will be partnering with the Federal Communications Commission to conduct a nationwide testing of the Emergency Alert System on October 3rd. There will also be a Wireless Emergency Alert System testing.
These tests will practice the readiness to distribute an emergency message across the country to decide whether improvements are necessary. The Wireless message test will be sent at approximately 1:18 PM on Wednesday and the Alert message will be seen and heard at 1:20 PM on the same day.