Emergency Alert System

Flagler County Emergency Management shares FEMA, FCC test details for 2:20 p.m. October 4

Flagler County Emergency Management shares FEMA, FCC test details for 2:20 p.m. October 4

Flagler County Emergency Management advises residents, businesses, and visitors that FEMA, in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), will conduct a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) and Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) at 2:20 p.m. on Wednesday, October 4. “Cellular phone customers will receive a message that will read: ‘THIS IS A TEST of the National Wireless Emergency Alert System. No action is needed,’” said Emergency Management Director Jonathan Lord. “This is a national test, not a local test.” This test is not driven by ALERTFlagler – users will still receive national tests, such as this one,…
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