US government to conduct nationwide emergency alert: All you need to know
The purpose of the test is to ensure that the Emergency Alert System (EAS) and Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) are effective means of warning the public about emergencies, particularly those on the national level. The EAS is a national public warning system that allows the President to speak to the American people within 10 minutes during a national emergency via radio and television.
Federal government to conduct nationwide emergency alert test Wednesday via mobile phones, cable TV
The Emergency Alert System is a national public warning system that’s designed to allow the president to speak to the American people within 10 minutes during a national emergency via specific outlets such as radio and television.
US To Test Emergency Alerts System On Wednesday: What It Means
The US will send out wireless emergency alerts (WEA) on Monday to test a system that will disseminate severe weather warnings and even incidents of missing children. The text messages will be sent to all TVs, radios and cellphones to test the system that will be an essential part of America's emergency preparedness. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will carry out the test in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission (…
That blaring noise you heard? It was a test of the federal government's emergency alert system
If your cellphone was on at 2:20 p.m. Eastern time you should have heard a loud noise and seen a message flash across your screen. That's when the U.S. government
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