2023 RMT Schedule Posted for Emergency Alert Testing

The Emergency Alert System Required Monthly Tests (RMTs) are scheduled for the third Thursday of every month at 2:50PM on odd-numbered months and at 4:50AM on even-numbered months.

Each month, a required test of the Emergency Alert System takes place statewide. The test originates from WFBQ Radio in Indianapolis and occurs on the third Thursday of every month.

Below is the required monthly test schedule for 2023.
ODD MONTHS: 2:50 p.m. Eastern EVEN MONTHS: 4:50 a.m. Eastern

  1. January 19, 2023 2:50PM Eastern
  2. February 16, 2023 4:50AM Eastern
  3. March 16, 2023 2:50 PM Eastern*
  4. April 20, 2023 4:50AM Eastern
  5. May 18, 2023 2:50PM Eastern
  6. June 15, 2023 4:50AM Eastern
  7. July 20, 2023 2:50PM Eastern
  8. August 17, 2023 4:50AM Eastern
  9. September 21, 2023 2:50PM Eastern
  10. October 19, 2023 4:50AM Eastern
  11. November 16, 2023 2:50PM Eastern
  12. December 21, 2023 4:50AM Eastern

*Note that the March test date is in addition to the annual “Live Tornado Warning Code” EAS test done during Severe Weather Preparedness Week.  The National Weather Service will trigger a Live TOR code on the morning of March 14 (with March 15 as a backup in case of inclement weather.)




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