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The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), will conduct a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) and Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) on Thursday, September 20, 2018. The WEA portion of the test will be at 2:18 p.m. EDT, and the EAS portion follows at 2:20 p.m. EDT. The WEA test message will be sent to cell phones that are connected to wireless participating providers. THIS IS ONLY A TEST. If this had been an actual emergency, an official message would follow. NO ACTION IS REQUIRED. If you have any questions, you may call Helen City Hall at 706-878-2733.