Today (October 4th, 2023 EDT) at around 2:20 P.M. there will be a nationwide test of the Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS), including the Emergency Alert System (EAS) and Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA).
All wireless phones should receive a message that reads “THIS IS A TEST of the National Wireless Emergency Alert System. No action is needed.”
Test messages will also be sent to all TVs and Radios.
Find more information on the nationwide emergency alert test by visiting the link to FEMA’s press release below.