FEMA & FCC TO CONDUCT EMERGENCY ALERT TESTS
On September 20, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), will conduct a nationwide combined test of the Wireless Emergency Alert and Emergency Alert System. (The backup date for the tests is October 3.) The test is scheduled for 1:18 p.m. Central Daylight Time (CDT) for wireless capable devices. Immediately following at 1:20 p.m. CDT, FEMA will conduct a live test of the Emergency Alert System.