FEMA to conduct nationwide EAS test Wednesday


WASHINGTON (WJHL) – Federal officials will conduct a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System on Wednesday.

The test by the Federal Emergency Management Agency in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission will take place at 2:20 p.m. EDT.

FEMA says alerts will sound on TVs and radios, but not cell phones.

This is the fifth nationwide test of the EAS. The last test took place in October 2018.

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