FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) - FEMA is testing the Emergency Alert System Thursday.
Broadcast stations across the country will air the test at 2:20 p.m.
FEMA said the test "will assess the operational readiness of the infrastructure for distribution of a national message and determine whether technological improvements are needed."
This is only the fourth time the EAS will be tested across the country.
Many broadcasters, including FOX 55, have a weekly and monthly test.
A cell phone portion of the test, the Wireless Emergency Alert, will be tested October 3.
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