Reminder ~ Nationwide Test of the Emergency Alert System ~ October 3, 2018 at 1:18 P.M. CST
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), will conduct a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) and Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) one week from today on October 3, 2018 at 1:18 p.m. CST. The WEA test message will be sent to cell phones that are connected to wireless providers participating in WEA. The EAS is a national public warning system that provides the President with the communications capability to address the nation during a national emergency.
For more information about this test visit the FEMA website here