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Storm Shield: Get severe weather alerts for your iOS and Android device

Posted at 1:43 PM, Apr 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-01 11:41:24-04

A change is coming to WTXL's weather app!

For severe weather alerts on your iOS and Android device, Storm Shield App has you covered.

Named one of the best in the nation, Storm Shield App is available for iPhone and iPad on the Apple App Store, and Android on the Google Play Store. Click here for an in depth look into the app's features.

Storm Shield App provides storm-based alerts for tornado, hurricane, flood, thunderstorm, winter storms and other life-threatening weather events via voice and push notification.

"Storm-based alerts help reduce false alarms by alerting you to severe weather based on your exact location within a county," according to Storm Shield's developers. "Conversely, traditional county-based alerts can result in false alarms, warning you when your location in the county is not within the threatened area."

In addition to severe weather alerts, users of the app can view NOAA severe weather alerts on the map to see where dangerous weather is happening.

Multiple weather layers including radar, clouds, snow cover and more can be viewed on the map.

Storm Shield App is also your go-to daily weather app for get current conditions, hourly and daily forecasts to help plan your day. Storm Shield App is made possible by The E.W. Scripps Company.

Download Storm Shield App for iPhone and iPad

Download Storm Shield App for Android