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National EAS Test Wednesday

For the first time ever there will be a national test of the Emergency Alert System.

The test will take place around 1:00 PM Wednesday, November 9th. The test will occur on all television, radio and cable programming. It will last for 60 seconds.

The test is a joint effort between FEMA, the FCC and NOAA.

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