Wireless Emergency Alert Testing on Tap in D.C. Area | #TpromoCom #EMS #EmergencyManagement #Test | People in or near the National Capital Region in Washington, D.C., on April 5 will be part of a test of the regional Wireless Emergency Alerts system between 10 and 11 a.m. Cell phones and other mobile devices in the area will receive this message: “A test of the Wireless Emergency Alerts System. No action required.” WEA triggers a loud noise and text message on cell phones and enabled mobile devices.
Twenty local jurisdictions will simultaneously issue a test message to the public through the WEA system, including the city of Alexandria, city of Bowie, city of College Park, city of Fairfax, city of Falls Church, city of Gaithersburg, city of Greenbelt, city of Takoma Park, city of Manassas, city of Manassas Park, city of Rockville, the District of Columbia, Arlington County, Charles County, Fairfax County, Frederick County, Loudoun County, Montgomery County, Prince George’s County, and Prince William County.
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