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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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Dual-Pol Doppler Upgrades Complete Across the United States

Dual-Pol Doppler Upgrades Complete Across the United States

| June 26, 2013

Over an 18 month period, the National Weather Service Doppler Radars have undergone a drastic upgrade in order to make the U.S. a weather ready nation.

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Functionality of the Android Version

Functionality of the Android Version

| March 28, 2013

Want to find out more about the Android version of MyWARN that has just been released? Here are some of the details on the new addition. With both the Apple and Android versions, MyWARN is now available to over 90% of smartphone users.

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The Android Version of MyWARN Has Arrived!!!

The Android Version of MyWARN Has Arrived!!!

| March 16, 2013

MyWARN is pleased to announce that the Android version has finally been approved and released by the Google Play Store! You can get it at now for a limited one-time price of $9.99. Get MyWARN now from the Google Play Market. As always you can purchase MyWARN on you iOS device. Check out a sampling […]

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