Federal government to test mobile emergency alert system

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The federal government will conduct a test the Emergency text alert system on Wednesday.

Most cell phone users will get an emergency test message from the president.

It’s a part of FEMA’s system to warn citizens in cases of national emergencies.

The text will have a header reading “presidential alert.”

The message will read, “This is a test of the national wireless emergency alert system. No action is needed.”

The test was originally supposed to take place on September 20th but it was delayed due to the federal government’s response to Hurricane Florence.

This will be the first national test of the Wireless Emergency Alert System, which was launched in 2012.

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