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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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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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MyWARN, A Proven Life-Saver

MyWARN, A Proven Life-Saver

| January 15, 2013

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.

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MyWARN Doesn’t Leave GPS On All The Time

MyWARN Doesn’t Leave GPS On All The Time

| December 28, 2012

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 […]

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Answering the What Ifs of Life

Answering the What Ifs of Life

| November 15, 2012

What if there was a way to keep you, your family and friends notified of severe weather that will be directly threatening their exact location? What if there was some piece of technology that would follow you everywhere and keep you updated and informed on the latest severe weather information. Do you think that such a tool exist?

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