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#3 Posted on 15.11.02 1517.00 Reposted on: 15.11.09 1523.51
The EAS is the Emergency Alert System which replaced the Embergency Broadcast System in the mid-90s.
As a sidenote, it is amazing that the EAS was no activated here in the DC area during the 9/11 attacks. But it was activated for the 9/24/01 College Park tornado and subsequent tornado and severe storm outbreaks this year...
#4 Posted on 15.11.02 1554.00 Reposted on: 15.11.09 1559.04
I remember being in DC then. Being gainfully unemployed at the time, I slept through the whole thing. I remember thinking "why didn't that air-raid siren thing they set off every Wednesday at noon go off?
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