NOAA Weather Alerts

NOAA Weather Alerts

By WeatherSphere

  • Category: Weather
  • Release Date: 2011-02-12
  • Current Version: 5.4
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 63.88 MB
  • Developer: WeatherSphere
  • Compatibility: iOS 9.0+
Score: 4.5
From 2,391 Ratings


A simple yet powerful app that combines science with simplicity so you can be notified of real-time severe weather warnings that affect your locations. NOAA Weather Alerts has been updated for iOS 10 and beyond. With this major update comes a sleek new design, new alerts, and new weather radar. NOAA Weather Alerts sends you storm-based (or polygon) alerts via push notification so you can be notified of real-time severe weather warnings that affect your locations. Storm-based (or polygon) alerts help reduce false alarms from county-based alerts by alerting you to severe weather based on your exact location within a county. Why is that important? Because county-based alerts warn you even if your location in the county is not within the threatened area, effectively giving you a false alarm. Receive storm-based push notifications for 45 different types that focus on the most Severe Weather Warnings. View alerts on the weather map to see severe weather warning boxes where dangerous weather is happening. Tap the alert to view its info. • Tornadoes and Thunderstorm watches and warnings • Flood watches and warnings • Hurricane and Tropical Storm forecast tracks • Hurricane and Tropical Storm watches and warnings • Storm Tracks with detailed storm information (requires Future Weather in-app subscription) • Winter storm watches and warnings • Marine and coastal alerts New Layers on the weather map let you see recent weather activity from the last 6 to 12 hours. • Radar • Clouds • Clouds & Radar together • Wind Speed • Snow Cover • Temperatures • Water Temperatures • Road Weather • Earthquakes • Future Weather (in-app purchase subscription required) • Lightning Alerts and notifications (in-app purchase subscription required) Enhance your app with a Future Weather auto-renewing subscription for purchase within the app for $0.99/month. Future Weather lets you see: • Radar up to 6 hours in the future • Storm Tracks, that let you see how fast storms are moving and where they're headed • Temperature Forecast map up to 12 hours in the future Enhance your app with a Lightning Strikes auto-renewing subscription for purchase within the app for $0.99/month. Lightning lets you: • See lightning strikes on the map within 150 miles of a selected location • Receive lightning strike push notifications for your locations Please note the following about Future Weather's and Lightning's auto-renewing subscriptions: • Payment will be charged to iTunes Account at confirmation of purchase • Subscription automatically renews unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current period • Account will be charged for renewal within 24-hours prior to the end of the current period, and identify the cost of the renewal • Subscriptions may be managed by the user and auto-renewal may be turned off by going to the user's Account Settings after purchase • No cancellation of the current subscription is allowed during active subscription period • Privacy Policy: • Terms of Use: • Any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when the user purchases a subscription to that publication, where applicable Additional features include: • Install and go, no complex setup. • Select opacity of radar images for your preference. • Near real-time, shows the latest radar images within minutes of being gathered. • Sharp radar images even on retina displays that show the latest radar images within minutes. • Get detailed and trustworthy forecasts for all your locations. • Check the current weather and forecast for any point on the map. • Bookmark multiple locations easy access to your favorite places. • Current conditions, hourly and five-day forecasts alongside detailed weather information, including pressure readings for all your locations. Note: Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.


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I’m Really Trying To Like It...

It just moves to fast to see what time you might get a break to go out in sporadic weather. It just moves too fast.
By WontShutUp

I like the new update and the weather alerts I receive.

When I survived Hurricane sandy in 2012 I’ve been looking for a weather app that can give me notifications of when the next one comes. Well NOAA Weather alerts saves the day from weathersphere. Now I can get notified on a Tropical storm or Hurricane Watches or warnings if it happens again. I really depend on this app more than ever during Hurricane Season. And the update I like about the layers of tropical alerts to see on the map.
By nicholas1w


Dose it tells us the weather alert I’m the Notifications
By owo kdmkdmks

Customized alerts removed

I really liked that this app had customizable alerts and am sorry to see that they were removed. Guess it’s time to look for another app like always. 😢 Just saw that Storm Shield app has the alert customizations in case anyone needs that option.
By Gig12049262

Better apps

Seriously, pay monthly for storm tracks and lightning? Try Wundermap or WeatherBug, they come for free.

Just blew 1.99

No good unless you don’t mind paying 99 for each function you want to add. Not just paying 99 once, but once a month, you guys must be on crack. Everybody wants us to do monthly subscriptions and before long you have hundreds a month for technology bills. BS.
By Argus212121

Used to be good

When I first installed this app it had the ability to choose what alerts to wake me up with. Now, over the updates I cannot. I hate getting non applicable alerts when I sleep, etc. Now it’s uninstalled.
By Jason Stepp

Weather app

Terrible weather app! Offered it 1/2 price, and that's what I got, 1/2 of an app!!! Sent in for app support four different times and did not receive ANY response. Has no alert sounds, has no alert type events to select. One star is too high to rate this app!
By *dm

Please add times to storm tracks!!!

Love the app. Would be really useful to add time to the storm track bands rather than have to play the animation. The old Storm app used to do this and I used it frequently when mountain biking. Thx !!!
By tstat00


The preview slides in the App Store show a screen that you can select which alerts to turn on and which to ignore. THAT IS NOT AVAILABLE WITH THIS APP.
By Hammer093


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