Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 10:35am
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The Presidential Alert system was tested on October 3rd, 2018 FEMA

At exactly 2:18 pm on October 3rd, I received mine. A presidential alert sent to my mobile phone. It read, “THIS IS A TEST of the National Wireless System. No action is required.” For me, it was a reminder of my childhood years when those multi-colored, vertical bars and that high-pitched tone interrupted my television-viewing with the message, “This is a test of the Emergency Broadcast System."

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