Wednesday emergency alert test might disrupt TV, radio

Your television and radio programming might be interrupted Wednesday during the first nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System.

According to a news release, the 30-second test will be transmitted via television and radio stations across the country at 2 p.m.

The Emergency Alert System is a system that can be activated by the president if necessary to provide information to the public during emergencies.

The nationwide test will help agencies evaluate the current system and work to improve it if needed.

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