The real emergency test

Today at 2pm the government is doing a nationwide test of the emergency broadcasting system. 

“Don’t stress; it’s only a test.” That’s what FEMA wants you to know about today’s Emergency Alert System test at 2 p.m. The first nationwide test of the public warning system should last three and a half minutes.

What will be interesting is whether the federal government acknowledges that TV and radio are not the only media in use by our nation’s citizens. 

Let’s see if anything goes out over Twitter and Facebook.  That would be the real test.

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