Don't be alarmed at 1:55 p.m. today when your mobile devices, radios and televisions sound - it's a planned test of the SaskAlert system. 

The SaskAlert system provides important emergency updates in real-time for you and your community in order to stay informed. The SaskAlert tests are conducted bi-annually to ensure that you and your community are receiving the urgent alerts in a timely manner. 

You can download the SaskAlert app on your mobile devices and double-check that you have the most up-to-date software installed. This year has seen 300 emergency alert messages delivered, with 273 of those being weather-related.

For more information, visit or contact your telecommunications provider.