Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Nationwide Emergency Alert System Test Planned for this afternoon at 2:20 pm

Notification issued 9/28/16 at 10:00 AM. 

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), in cooperation with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and National Weather Service, with the participation of state, local, tribal, and territorial emergency managers, radio, broadcast TV, cable, and satellite stations, will conduct a test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS). 

The public should receive both audio and on-screen text conveying that this is only a test. 

The alert is scheduled for today, September 28, at 2:20 pm.

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