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FEMA EAS and WEA Emergency Test

October 4 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

A representative for the Federal Emergency Management Agency has confirmed to GWES tentative dates for a national test of both the Emergency Alert System and Wireless Emergency Alerts.

The live test of both systems is planned to take place on October 4, with a backup test date of October 11, pending approval from the Federal Communications Commission.

The WEA test will be originated at 2:18 p.m. ET, with it’s EAS counterpart originating at 2:20 p.m. ET.