TEST: Mandatory Nationwide Emergency Alert Test

FEMA will be conducting a nationwide test of Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) and the Emergency Alert System (EAS) on Wednesday, October 3, 2018. The WEA test will be at 1:18 p.m. and the EAS test follows at 1:20 p.m. The WEA test message will be sent to cell phones that are connected to wireless providers participating in WEA.