Nationwide emergency alert test on Wednesday

Test will be sent to all phones at 2:20 p.m. ET

Test will be a message that says THIS IS A TEST of the National Wireless Emergency Alert System

Test will also include a tone and vibration

Test is to ensure that the system is working properly

Test is required by law to be conducted every three years

Test is not a real emergency

Do not take any action if you receive the test

If you have any questions, please visit the FEMA website

Be aware of the test so you are not alarmed

The test is a good reminder to have a plan for emergencies

Prepare for emergencies by having a kit and knowing what to do