If your phone starts going crazy this week, don't be alarmed - it's only a test.
A Nationwide Emergency Alert Test is scheduled for this Wednesday.
Every cell phone, radio, and TV will blare that familiar warning tone, followed by a voice explaining it's only a test.
The test is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 4th at 2:20pm ET. It will last roughly one minute.
- Massive emergency alert test scheduled to hit your phone on Wednesday. Here's what to know.