Storm Shield

Storm Shield

By E.W. Scripps Company

  • Category: Weather
  • Release Date: 2012-05-22
  • Current Version: 4.9
  • Adult Rating: 12+
  • File Size: 63.61 MB
  • Developer: E.W. Scripps Company
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 10.0 or later.
Score: 4.5
4.5
From 13,426 Ratings

Description

Named by Time.com's @Techland as one of the best weather apps for your iPhone and Apple Watch. Severe weather alerts for your exact location. Storm Shield gives you 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. County-based alerts can result in false alarms, warning you when your location in the county is not within the threatened area. What people are saying: • Storm Shield "alerted our family of the Broken Arrow, OK tornado, faster than the TV and tornado sirens." - Robyn • "I was in Oklahoma City during the tornado... we were right in its path. Your app literally was a life saver." - dcalk12 Benefits: • Get voice alerts just like a NOAA weather radio via push notification anywhere in the United States. • With Apple Watch, get a tap on your wrist when alerts are issued for your locations. • Add Storm Shield's widget to your Today screen to get quick access to active alerts for the first location in your app. • Touch Storm Shield's app icon on your 3D-Touch enabled iPhone for quick widget access. • Hi-Def radar map is your home screen so you can quickly see what's going on at your locations. • Long-tap on the map to get current conditions, hourly and daily forecasts. • Save additional locations to ensure family members stay safe. • Closings for Baltimore, Buffalo, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Denver, Detroit, Green Bay, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Lansing, Milwaukee, Nashville, Omaha, Tulsa. View NOAA severe weather alerts on the map to see where dangerous weather is happening: • Tap alerts to view info • Flood watches & warnings • Tornadoes & Thunderstorms • Hurricane & Tropical Storm forecast tracks • Winter storms • Marine & Coastal alerts • Radar & Clouds • Wind Speed • Snow Cover • Water Temperatures • Road Weather • Premium Weather (purchase required) • Lightning Alerts and notifications (purchase required) Enhance your app with auto-renewing subscriptions: Buy Premium Weather ($0.99/mo) to unlock these 3 features: 1) Future Radar: See radar into the future (6 hrs on Wi-Fi, 2 hrs on cellular) 2) Storm Tracks: See how fast storms are moving & where they're headed 3) Future Temperature Map: See future temperatures map (12 hrs on Wi-Fi, 5 hrs on cellular) Buy Lightning ($0.99/mo) to unlock these 2 features: 1) Lightning strike push notifications up to 10 miles away. 2) See lightning on the map within 150 miles of a selected location. Note: • Payment will be charged to your iTunes Account at confirmation of purchase. • Subscription automatically renews unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current period. • Account will be charged for renewal within 24-hours prior to the end of the current period, and identify the cost of the renewal. • Subscriptions may be managed by the user and auto-renewal may be turned off by going to the user's Account Settings after purchase. • No cancellation of the current subscription is allowed during active subscription period. • Privacy Policy: http://www.weathersphere.com/privacy • Terms of Use: http://www.weathersphere.com/terms • Any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when the user purchases a subscription to that publication, where applicable. Storm Shield is made possible by The E.W. Scripps Company & KMGH Denver, WXYZ Detroit, WCPO Cincinnati, WEWS Cleveland, RTV6 Indianapolis, KSHB Kansas City, WTVF Nashville, KMTV Omaha, KJRH Tulsa, KTTS Springfield, KFDI Wichita, WFTS Tampa, WPTV West Palm Beach, WFTX Ft. Myers, WTMJ Milwaukee, WGBA Green Bay, WSYM Lansing-Jackson, WMAR Baltimore, WKBW Buffalo, KNXV Phoenix, KGUN Tucson, KTNV Las Vegas, KGTV San Diego, KERO Bakersfield, KIVI Boise. Note: Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.

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Reviews

  • Subscription features

    2
    By kRashkin81107
    I’ve read a lot of reviews that have the same complaint I’m about to make, and I’ve also read the developer responses to the reviews. I previously paid for this app years ago. And I get that the new version has all the same features as the previous version plus a few extra features. But the new features that require an additional monthly subscription, I don’t think it’s something that you should even be asking for an additional monthly charge for. Just have one flat fee of a few bucks to either upgrade to those features or raise the price of the initial cost of the app by a buck or two. I think the monthly charge to see future radar and lightning strikes is ridiculous. I would love to see future radar (could care less about lightning strikes), but I’m not paying .99 a month for it and I don’t think it’s fair to charge a monthly fee to see that. It doesn’t seem worth $12 a year, but I really would love to just have that feature if I could pay a couple dollars to add it if it’s that important to make a profit off of the future radar feature (lame). Otherwise I enjoy the app. Just think the extra subscription is ridiculous.
  • No Longer Accurate

    1
    By chloe-m2
    Ever since the app was changed the information is no longer accurate and the new design layout of the app makes it Very hard to read
  • Save your $$

    2
    By Thjiyrdfj
    I've had this app for more than a year. It's pretty good in that it loads and shows the weather faster than others. This last update was not good. Now it doesn't remember you transparency setting you prefer -- always going back to default. I wish I didn't update it now. Update... transparency now remembered with recent update. BUT, the latest update now causes the app not to show any weather. You have to close the app then open it again. This is on iPhones and iPads.
  • Premium Features are not worth it

    2
    By Ugggggggggggggggggggggggg
    My biggest problem with this app is that many premium features such as lightning alerts and futurecast are absolve for free on the weather channel app. There's not really a point for me to have this app
  • Invaluable

    5
    By bg schnauzer
    This app has been invaluable to us during Florence. As evacuees, we can monitor the weather where we are as well as our home.
  • Accurate Weather Chicagoland Area

    5
    By metro3947
    I needing to find a replacement for the defunct Weather Underground Storm app that give lighting alerts at 10 miles. This works great for that and has accurate forecasting data. Don’t mind paying because I would rather pay than have my data sold. Nice app hits all of the high points for me.
  • Great Weather App!

    5
    By mark19662
    This is the best weather app I have used so far.
  • Use it all the time

    5
    By OldDoc46
    Storm shield makes it easy to monitor weather in six locations where family live as well as any location where I happen to be. While I use other websites, such as NOAA's National Hurricane Center, Storm Shield is usually the first place I look for weather information. Great app.
  • Why?

    1
    By Weatherby Stud
    Why does the app not show hurricanes? For what we pay for the app it should show everything!
  • Lightning alerts cost extra???

    3
    By F U 2 U B S
    I live in South Florida. The reason I got the app was for lighting strikes!!!

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