National Emergency Alert Test

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FEMA and the FCC will partner for a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) and Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA). The WEA portion of the test commences at 2:18 p.m. EDT, and the EAS portion follows at 2:20 p.m. EDT.

The test will assess the operational readiness of the infrastructure for distribution of a national message and determine whether improvements are needed. 

Learn more at FEMA.gov.


  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created By: Kristen Bailey
  • Created: 09/14/2018
  • Modified By: Kristen Bailey
  • Modified: 09/27/2018


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