The Latest Severe Weather Safety News From MyWARN

MyWARN 2.9.1 Just Released in the iTunes Store for iPhone and iPad

MyWARN 2.9.1 Just Released in the iTunes Store for iPhone and iPad

| April 4, 2017

The newest version of MyWARN is finally ready for consumers! It has an updated look and handles SPC risk categories perfectly!

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“Have a Great Day” – April 3, 1974

“Have a Great Day” – April 3, 1974

| April 3, 2017

On April 3, 1974, forecasters knew it was going to be bad, but they had no idea it would be the biggest tornado outbreak in U.S. history with 147 tornadoes in 24 hours.

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Keeping You Safe Wherever You Rest & Relax

Keeping You Safe Wherever You Rest & Relax

| March 20, 2017

Vacation time is upon but, but severe weather never takes a break. You need MyWARN to alert you wherever you travel in the 48 United States.

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MyWARN Eliminates the Need for Confirmation Before Action

MyWARN Eliminates the Need for Confirmation Before Action

| January 20, 2017

Dr. Laura Myers is a disaster preparedness research professor at the University of Alabama. She has conducted extensive research into the response to tornado warnings. Dr. Myers ran the Town Hall meeting at the National Weather Association meeting in Birmingham in 2011. One of the most interesting findings from the data that she has gathered […]

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MyWARN Respects the Polygon

MyWARN Respects the Polygon

| January 10, 2017

From county based to polygon based, the way the National Weather Service issues severe weather warnings has changed. MyWARN uses this same polygon warning system to get the warning out, but just to the users that are within the polygon. Through this process, MyWARN is proving to be the premier severe weather notification app.

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Flood Deaths on the Rise Again Across the Country

Flood Deaths on the Rise Again Across the Country

| December 30, 2016

Flood deaths are once again on the rise across the United States. By far, most people die in vehicles. MyWARN alerts you when flood warnings are posted.

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Other Recent Posts

“This App Doesn’t Do Anything…”

“This App Doesn’t Do Anything…”

| January 30, 2017

When you first install MyWARN, you might wonder why it doesn’t do anything. That’s because MyWARN doesn’t do anything, until severe weather threatens your precise location. It doesn’t go off for warnings on the other side of the county, or down the road, or even across the street if you aren’t in the warning. Please understand that before you buy this app. MyWARN eliminates unnecessary warnings.

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The New Weatheradio

The New Weatheradio

| January 20, 2017

NOAA Weatheradio is an important warning tool. However, since it is county based, you still receive many warnings that are not for your location even when you have it programmed correctly. MyWarn notifies you only for the alerts that affect your specific location.

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Without Warning

Without Warning

| December 20, 2016

Often when a serious tornado happens, someone claims the storm struck without warning. Truth is, that rarely is the case. MyWARN increases your odds of survival by getting precise warning information to you seconds after it is issued by the National Weather Service.

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To Warn or Not to Warn

To Warn or Not to Warn

| December 10, 2016

One year ago, television meteorologist James Spann created a controversy when he questioned whether the National Weather Service should be issuing tornado warnings for brief spinup tornadoes during squall line events. Read more about the debate.

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MyWARN: Only When You Are Threatened

MyWARN: Only When You Are Threatened

| December 1, 2016

On occasion the National Weather Service will issue an advisory that does not go into affect for a period of time, perhaps as far out as 2 days. MyWARN recognizes this process and does the same thing. MyWARN only notifies users in the affected areas once the alert’s issued time is in affect. Preventing any perceptions of over-warning during the process.

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Why Not More Severe Weather Notifications?

Why Not More Severe Weather Notifications?

| December 1, 2016

Severe weather affects every state. Whether it is flash flooding in Nevada because of the monsoons, are a tornado in Massachusetts, MyWARN will alert users no matter where they are, because it alerts for severe weather that occurs everywhere. Keeping it simple and easy to use for our users is our number one priority.

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Sirens Fail Siren

Sirens Fail Siren

| June 18, 2016

Outdoor sirens are designed to warn people that are outdoors, away from radio and television, about a tornado warning. But they should not be relied on exclusively to receive warnings. They are difficult to hear inside and sometimes they fail, as was the case in June 2001.

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Respect the Severe Thunderstorm Warning

Respect the Severe Thunderstorm Warning

| April 28, 2016

Many people do not take severe thunderstorm warnings seriously. This can be a deadly mistake. It is important that you monitor severe thunderstorm warnings on your MyWARN app. A rare violent tornado in Maryland in 2002 is a case study illustrating this point.

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March 2-8, 2014 is National Severe Weather Preparedness Week

March 2-8, 2014 is National Severe Weather Preparedness Week

| March 3, 2014

It is National Severe Weather Preparedness week across the country. Now is the time to make any plans on how you and your loved ones will be prepared and ready for the next time your location is impacted by severe weather.

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