Funniest Emergency Alert System Memes for October 4 2023

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We are sharing most funny Emergency Alert System memes for the nationwide test on October 4, 2023 at 1:20pm.

Time for the United States to test out their alert system. Get ready for a FEMA alert to go off on all of your cell phones, radios and TVs on October 4, 2023 at 2:20pm ET.

Emergency Alert Test Memes

While FEMA and the FCC test our electronic devices, we will be here to share the funny Emergency Alert System memes.

emergency alert system memes about the FEMA test on device 10-4
emergency alert system memes

The Federal Emergency Management Agency and Federal Communications Commission (FCC) said the test is to make sure that “systems continue to be effective means of warning the public about emergencies, particularly those on the national level.”

emergency alert test meme showing someone's reaction to the phones and radios going off
emergency alert test meme

Surely to interrupt the work day, this test does have a purpose. (So do our funny work memes.) This funny emergency alert system test meme just nails it with humor on what so many of us are thinking about this event.

This emergency alert test will feature a unique FEMA alert sound that is unique attention signal and vibration to help with those who have hearing or vision disabilities. If you are on the phone while the FEMA alert is happening, your tone will experience a delay until you hang up.

A test message will display in English or Spanish (whichever the language on your cell phone is set to). The emergancy alert system text message will state:  “THIS IS A TEST of the National Wireless Emergency Alert System. No action is needed.”

emergency alert system test meme about the fema testing
emergency alert system test meme

National alerts cannot be blocked on cell phones. On TV and radio, you can expect this emergency alert test to last approiximately one minute.

emergency alert meme about everyones phone going off at the same time
emergency alert meme

The FEMA emergency alert system is used to warn about dangerous weather, missing children and other critical information.

alert meme
alert meme

The last time that a nationwide test of wireless alerts was in August 2021.

Hidden Phone / Burner Phone

A helpful message has been going around the web in regards to if you have a hidden phone or a burner phone. Teens, we aren’t talking to you but to those potentially in a DV situation.

hidden phone meme emergency alert test
hidden phone meme emergency alert test

Even it your burner phone is on silent, your phone may make a noise, vibrate or read out the alert. If you have a second phone – please remember to shut it off during the FEMA test.

Marburg Virus Conspiracy Meme

So it being 10-4 and there being a test, of course the conspiracy theory around the FEMA Emergency Alert test are crazy.

conspiracy theory meme
conspiracy theory meme

Send this to whoever needs to put on their tin foil hat at around 2:20am today.

tin foil hat meme
tin foil hat meme

If you are on THAT side of Tiktok, you will know that some proclaim the Marburg Virus conspiracy in relation to the October 4th testing. So of course, we had to give you a funny conspiracty meme for that.

just waiting for the emergency alert system to release the marburg virus - conspiract meme about 10/4
marburg virus meme conspiracy

Emergency Alert System Memes

Share the funny memes about the Emergency Alert System test and be prepared for the minute long annoyance of everyone’s devices going off at the same time!

unplugging meme that says has anyone tried unplugging the united states and plugging it back in?
unplugging meme

This funny Emergency Alert System meme about unplugging and plugging back in the United States had me chuckling. IF only it were that easy!


The U.S. government will be conducting a nationwide emergency alert drill Wednesday at around 2:20 p.m. E.T., which will send a message to cell phones, radios, and televisions around the country. (TIME)

CLAIM: An emergency broadcast system test on Oct. 4 will send a signal to cell phones nationwide in order to activate nanoparticles such as graphene oxide that have been introduced into people’s bodies.

AP’S ASSESSMENT: False. Next month’s test of the nationwide Emergency Alert System uses the same familiar audio tone that’s been in use since the 1960s to broadcast warnings across the country. A spokesperson for the Federal Emergency Management Agency, which is overseeing the test, also said there are no known adverse health effects from the signal. The claims revive long-debunked conspiracy theories about the contents of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Funniest Emergency Alert System Memes is part of the Digital Mom Blog series of Funny Memes