Emergency Alert System
The Emergency Alert System provides varying levels of alerts and warnings. Check here for updates.
Here is information on the Maine AMBER Alert Program.
Each state develops its own plan to coordinate EAS activity among broadcasters, state government, and public safety organizations. EAS is managed by a State Emergency Communications Committee (SECC).
The 2017 revision of the State of Maine EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM Operational Plan is available for download.
EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM (EAS) MONTHLY REQUIRED TEST (RMT) SCHEDULE 2023
MONTH DATE TIME SOURCE
JANUARY 1/10 (Tuesday) 10:55am NWS-Caribou
FEBRUARY 2/16 (Thursday) 7:55pm MPBN
MARCH 3/22 (Wednesday) 11:55am MEMA
APRIL 4/4 (Tuesday) 9:55pm MDPS
MAY 5/10 (Wednesday) 1:25pm NWS -Caribou
JUNE 6/6 (Tuesday) 6:55am MPBN
JULY 7/17 (Monday) 12:55pm MEMA
AUGUST 8/8 (Tuesday) 2:55pm MDPS
SEPTEMBER 9/13 (Wednesday) 4:55am NWS-Caribou
OCTOBER 10/16 (Monday) 6:55pm MPBN
NOVEMBER 11/21 (Tuesday) 10:55am MEMA
DECEMBER 12/11 (Monday) 2:15pm MDPS
NWS-National Weather Service
MPBN-Maine Public Broadcasting Network
MEMA-Maine Emergency Management Agency
MDPS-Maine Department of Public Safety