FALSE ALARM: Panic ensues as Emergency Alert Service issues missile threat for HawaiiGet the Full StoryResidents of Hawaii woke up to a terrifying notification on Saturday morning when the Emergency Alert Service issued a ballistic missile warning, telling residents to "seek immediate shelter."
"BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII. SEEK IMMEDIATE SHELTER. THIS IS NOT A DRILL," the alert, which was delivered at approximately 8:07 a.m. HST, reads.
HAWAII - THIS IS A FALSE ALARM. THERE IS NO INCOMING MISSILE TO HAWAII. I HAVE CONFIRMED WITH OFFICIALS THERE IS NO INCOMING MISSILEpic.twitter.com DxfTXIDOQs
— Tulsi Gabbard TulsiGabbard January 13, 2018
U.S. Represenative Tulsi Gabbard tweeted shortly after the alert, confirming that it was a false alarm. Read more...More about Hawaii, Nuclear Weapons, Emergency Alert System, Culture, and Politics