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New Jersey to Participate in National Emergency Alert System Test on November 9th

Release Date: November 04, 2011

New Jersey to Participate in National Emergency Alert System Test on November 9th

 

"Don’t Stress – It’s Only a Test"

WEST TRENTON, NJ - Today, the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management announced that on November 9 at 2:00 p.m. eastern standard time, the federal government will conduct the first nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS). The test will last up to three and a half minutes. During this period, regularly scheduled television, radio, cable, and satellite shows will be interrupted as the system is being tested. This event will be just a test, and not a real emergency alert.

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