A rare November outbreak of severe weather across the Midwest and Great Lakes caused widespread damage as several large tornadoes occurred across the region. Millions of people were included in three risks of severe weather that stretched from the Southeast to the Northeast. A great forecast leading up the the event had many people informed and prepared for this threat.
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. These upgrades, known as Dual-polarization are making radars even more powerful and proving to provide additional life-saving information about the weather.
Things were quite a bit different in April 1974 as the U.S. braced for a serious severe weather outbreak. While forecasters knew it was going to be bad, they had no idea it would be a generational tornado outbreak as 147 tornadoes struck the U.S. in 24 hours. The forecasts and warnings were incredible given the state of technology in 1974. Many improvements came out of that disaster.
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 […]
On the morning of Sunday, February 21, 1971, a surface low was over Central Texas near Waco. The low had caused severe weather overnight in the Hill Country. A warm front extended east from the low across northern Louisiana, Central Mississippi and into Alabama. South of the boundary, winds were southerly and dewpoints were in […]
February 5-6, 2008 proved to be a very dangerous and deadly day as a tornado outbreak occurred in the Southeast. Eighty-seven, tornadoes in ten states cause more than one billion dollars in damage and claimed the lives of 57 people, most during the overnight hours of this well forecast event.
MyWARN was designed in the aftermath of one of the most destructive and deadly years for severe weather in decades. If one life is saved by a MyWARN notification, then all the countless hours of hard work are worth it. Come to find out, a simple message from a user provided that satisfaction and proved that it has been worth it.
MyWARN uses location services to make sure that you receive severe weather alerts based on your present location. At the same time, MyWARN works very hard (along with Apple) to minimize the impact on your battery life. There are 2 types of location services used by the iPhone 1. Core Location GPS: High level of […]