TEST ALERT 10/04/2023 - Nationwide EAS from FEMA and FCC

On October 4, 2023 at 2:20 PM, there will be a Test Alert from FEMA and FCC to test the Emergency Alert Systems. The cell phone alert test will last approximately 30 minutes. The alert will be present via telephone, radio, and television.

In conjunction, the WEA systems will be tested, displaying the alert as "THIS IS A TEST of the National Wireless Emergency Alert System. No action needed."

To reiterate, this will be a TEST only, and there is no need for any special actions to be taken. For the original press release, visit FEMA's website: