June 18, 2024

How to Set Weather Alerts on Your Devices


In case of inclement weather, activate WEATHER ALERTS on your Android, iPhone, and Alexa.


1) ANDROID PHONE

– Open Settings.

– Go to the Safety and Emergency tab.

– Select Wireless emergency alerts.

– Enable all of the sliders for the alerts you wish to receive. In some areas of the US, you will find a State and local tests toggle.

2) IPHONE

– Open the Weather app on your iPhone

– Tap the hamburger menu to display your weather list.

– Tap the three dots, then tap Notifications.

– If prompted, allow notifications from the Weather app.

– Below Current Location, turn on notifications for Severe Weather and Next-Hour Precipitation (green is on).

3) Alexa

To enable these alerts, just say, “Alexa, tell me when there’s a severe weather alert,” and Alexa will keep you informed when there’s a severe weather warning in your area.


4) Local Weather/News Station

Follow your favorite WEATHER APPS & LOCAL NEWS STATIONS/WEATHER TEAMS



5) Radio

AM/FM Radio: Radio stations are required to air Emergency Alert System (EAS) messages.

NOAA Weather Radio: Watches and Warnings issued by National Weather Service (NWS) air on these radios.


6) Weather.com — Current Radar



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