• Smartphone users alarmed by 'test' tsunami warning for Jacksonville

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    The weather app Accuweather sent out an alert around 8:30 a.m. Tuesday alerting the Jacksonville area to a Tsunami warning. 

    Others are reporting along the Florida Gulf Coast and up and down the eastern seaboard the same alert was sent to users of the app. 

    AccuWeathers' website shows these alerts are actually tests for transmission. 

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