National Communications Test Postponed

Published on Wednesday, December 01, 2021

External Affairs Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency Press Release Contact: Kristina Murray (401) 536-5248 Cell (401) 462-7063 Office

Nationwide Test of Emergency Communications Postponed For Use: Immediately

Date: 9/17/2018

Re: Wireless Emergency Alert and Emergency Alert System tests

The nationwide test of the Wireless Emergency Alert and the Emergency Alert systems originally scheduled for Thursday September 19 has been postponed until October 3rd to allow the Federal Emergency Management Agency to focus on response and recovery efforts as a result of Hurricane Florence.

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  • Release date: 09-17-2018