Storm Shield

Storm Shield

By E.W. Scripps Company

  • Category: Weather
  • Release Date: 2012-05-22
  • Current Version: 4.10
  • Adult Rating: 12+
  • File Size: 74.57 MB
  • Developer: E.W. Scripps Company
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 10.0 or later.
  • App Ratings:
    4.5/5 ( 29,171 Reviews)
  • Price:
    Free
Storm Shield App Ratings: 4.5
4.5
Total 29,171 Reviews

Storm Shield App 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 monthly subscriptions: • Buy 'Premium Weather' 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' 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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Storm Shield App Reviews

  • Very Very Useful

    5
    By Cocrules
    Being able to know future weather and dangers possibly harmful for life is always a plus and this does its job scarily well
  • No longer gives weather detail

    5
    By Rebb42
    Update June 25,2019: the developer advised that the “weather statement” is a National Weather Service” decision. While those words mean nothing, it’s not the fault of the developers. Otherwise, in severe weather conditions, this app gives clear and loud alerts/warnings and we have relied on it for years. I changed my rating to 5. I appreciate the clarification from the developer. ************************* Previous review: This was a great app but the audible weather alert just says “weather authority has issued a statement”. That is unacceptable. For visually impaired and all others, we need to hear the actual alert details. Now we have to walk to the phone, open the app and read the alert. Please fix this problem quickly. Thank you.
  • Lightning alerts should be included FREE

    3
    By HelloPretzel
    $0.99 for lightning alerts is petty. Include them in the free version.
  • Rwatson

    3
    By rcled
    I like the alerts it gives for where I am at and where I live. It keeps me informed..
  • Love it but

    4
    By lil nas x 69
    Only thing I don’t like is that you have to buy lightning warnings
  • Accuracy not reliable

    3
    By WChesterpizza
    The timing of rain and percentage of possibility is way off. I don’t feel I can trust this app for rain chances. I do like the warnings for severe weather-that has been accurate and helpful.
  • Great app

    5
    By brandt miller
    My personal meteorologist Mr. Joe Degregorio recommended this app, and based on what i am receiving on the alerts, he is once again correct to warn about potential severe weather. This app is amazing!
  • This App is amazing

    5
    By RoyaltyPoo
    All around amazing this app accurately portrays and warns me of bad weather!
  • But....

    5
    By hhtjifuvjuf
    This is a great app, but recently they’ve decided to charge extra for certain alerts & conditions, such as lightning. Go figure....
  • Save your $$

    2
    By RikSan50!
    I've had this app for more than 2 years now. This is my third update to my review... Radar presentation is very good but somewhere along the line with an update, sometimes there’s no radar information. You have to close the app (double-click home button, close app) and restart it. It’s been like this now for about 4 months or so. Hope they can fix this.

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