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Fairfax County Takes Part in Emergency Alert Test Tomorrow

by RestonNow.com April 4, 2018 at 3:00 pm 3 Comments

Residents in Fairfax County will receive an alert on their cell phones and other mobile-enabled devices tomorrow (April 5) morning.

Fairfax County is participating what a national wireless emergency alert system test, which will take place from 10 to 11 a.m..

Phones will buzz loudly and an accompanying text will read, “A test of the Fairfax County Wireless Emergency Alert System. No action required.”

Other participating jurisdictions include Loudoun County, the City of Alexandria, the City of Arlington and the City of Falls Church.

A back-up test date is set for Monday (April 9) between 10 and 11 a.m.

  • Greg

    Let’s hope they get it right and consulted with Hawaii first.

  • Chuck Morningwood

    Should I wear my favorite AR-15 to this shindig, or do you think the AK would be a more appropriate fashion accessory?

    • Walther P38

      Neither. If you want to impress anyone perhaps go retro.


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