WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 19: U.S. President Donald Trump (L) and Vice President Mike Pence attend a teleconference with governors at the Federal Emergency Management Agency headquarters on March 19, 2020 in Washington, DC. With Americans testing positive from coronavirus rising President Trump is asking Congress for $1 trillion aid package to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.

Locals check your phones! Don’t be alarmed if you get an emergency alert on your phone this afternoon…because it’s only a test.

FEMA will be conducting a nationwide test of its emergency alert system today, sending messages to radio, TV, and cell phones. That means your phone might receive a message reading “THIS IS A TEST of the National Wireless Emergency Alert System. No action is needed.” The test is scheduled to be conducted at 2:20 pm EST.

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