MIAMI (CBSMiami) — The Federal Emergency Management Agency will test its national emergency alert systems Wednesday afternoon.
It will be sent to phones, TVs and radios at 2:20 p.m. Eastern Time and will last a full minute.READ MORE: French Forces Kill ISIS Leader Believed To Be Responsible For Sgt. La David Johnson’s Death
The wireless alert will be sent to those who’ve opted-in on their phones to receive test messages.
Reminder: At 2:20 PM ET today, we will conduct a national test of the Emergency Alert System in coordination with @FCC. The test will appear on televisions & radios, while specially configured cell phones will receive an emergency alert test code message. #IPAWS pic.twitter.com/VPDMsvVEQ8READ MORE: COVID Booster Shot Confusion Ahead Of FDA Advisory Committee Meeting
— FEMA (@fema) August 11, 2021
FEMA said this is just part of its regular testing.MORE NEWS: Rodney Rodriguez, Driver In High-Speed Crash That Killed 3, Finally Booked Into Jail
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