Smart phone technology offers great opportunities and sources for emergency information. In addition to the Wireless Emergency Alert feature, smart phone users have access to a wide variety of apps and mobile messaging sources.
There is a wide variety of weather and severe weather warning apps available. These apps are revolutionizing the way people get emergency and potentially life-saving information about severe weather. A weather warning app is as mobile as you are and will alert you to changing conditions no matter where you are (as long as you have a signal).
We can’t endorse specific products, and we also can’t possibly list them all. The best app for you will depend on your preferences, however, there are some basic features to look for:
Apps are available for iPhones, Android phones, and Blackberry devices. A search for “Weather Warning App” will give a you a good place to start.