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Wireless Emergency Alert System notifications appear on WEA capable cellphones.

Nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System and Wireless Emergecy Alert today (Oct 3)

The WEA portion of the test commences at 8:18 a.m. HST and the EAS portion follows at 8:20 a.m. HST. The test will assess the operational readiness of the infrastructure for distribution of a national message and determine whether technological improvements are needed.

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Wireless Emergency Alert System notifications appear on WEA capable cellphones.

Nationwide Emergency Alert System and Wireless Emergency Alert test is postponed until October 3

FEMA, in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), postponed the nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) and Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) until October 3 due to ongoing response efforts to Hurricane Florence. The WEA portion of the test commences at 2:18 p.m. EDT, and the EAS portion follows at 2:20 p.m. EDT. […]

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Nationwide FEMA Emergency Alert System test scheduled for Wednesday (Sept 27)

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in collaboration with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will be conducting the 2017 Annual National Emergency Alert System (EAS) Test on September 27, 2017, at 8:20 a.m. HST. The test message will clearly state that the alert is only a test of the EAS system. All EAS Participants are […]

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EAS sirens sounding Thursday (Nov 1) afternoon was just a test

POLICE MEDIA RELEASE The Civil Defense sirens that just sounded were not because of an emergency. The sirens are still being tested.

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The Emergency Alert System (EAS) scheduled for Wedensday (Nov 9) is a national alert and warning system established to enable a regional or nationwide alert to address the American public in all 50 states and several territories (additional territories will be capable of receiving EAS messages soon) during emergencies.

Nationwide Emergency Alert System test 9 a.m. (Nov. 9)

The Emergency Alert System (EAS) scheduled for Wedensday (Nov 9) is a national alert and warning system established to enable a regional or nationwide alert to address the American public in all 50 states and several territories (additional territories will be capable of receiving EAS messages soon) during emergencies.

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