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Named by Time.com's @Techland as one of the best weather apps for your iPhone and Apple Watch. Severe weather alerts for your exact location. storm shield gives you storm-based alerts for tornado, hurricane, flood, thunderstorm, winter storms and other life-threatening weather events via voice and push notification. Storm-based alerts help reduce false alarms by alerting you to severe weather based on your exact location within a county. County-based alerts can result in false alarms, warning you when your location in the county is not within the threatened area. What people are saying: • storm shield "alerted our family of the Broken Arrow, OK tornado, faster than the TV and tornado sirens." - Robyn • "I was in Oklahoma City during the tornado... we were right in its path. Your app literally was a life saver." - dcalk12 Benefits: • Get voice alerts just like a NOAA weather radio via push notification anywhere in the United States. • With Apple Watch, get a tap on your wrist when alerts are issued for your locations. • Add storm shield's widget to your Today screen to get quick access to active alerts for the first location in your app. • Touch storm shield's app icon on your 3D-Touch enabled iPhone for quick widget access. • Hi-Def radar map is your home screen so you can quickly see what's going on at your locations. • Long-tap on the map to get current conditions, hourly and daily forecasts. • Save additional locations to ensure family members stay safe. • Closings for Baltimore, Buffalo, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Denver, Detroit, Green Bay, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Lansing, Milwaukee, Nashville, Omaha, Tulsa. View NOAA severe weather alerts on the map to see where dangerous weather is happening: • Tap alerts to view info • Flood watches & warnings • Tornadoes & Thunderstorms • Hurricane & Tropical Storm forecast tracks • Winter storms • Marine & Coastal alerts • Radar & Clouds • Wind Speed • Snow Cover • Water Temperatures • Road Weather • Premium Weather (purchase required) • Lightning Alerts and notifications (purchase required) Enhance your app with auto-renewing monthly subscriptions: • Buy 'Premium Weather' to unlock these 3 features: 1) Future Radar: See radar into the future (6 hrs on Wi-Fi, 2 hrs on cellular) 2) Storm Tracks: See how fast storms are moving & where they're headed 3) Future Temperature Map: See future temperatures map (12 hrs on Wi-Fi, 5 hrs on cellular) • Buy 'Lightning' to unlock these 2 features: 1) Lightning strike push notifications up to 10 miles away. 2) See lightning on the map within 150 miles of a selected location. Note: • Payment will be charged to your 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: http://www.weathersphere.com/privacy • Terms of Use: http://www.weathersphere.com/terms • Any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when the user purchases a subscription to that publication, where applicable. storm shield is made possible by The e.w. scripps company & KMGH Denver, WXYZ Detroit, WCPO Cincinnati, WEWS Cleveland, RTV6 Indianapolis, KSHB Kansas City, WTVF Nashville, KMTV Omaha, KJRH Tulsa, KTTS Springfield, KFDI Wichita, WFTS Tampa, WPTV West Palm Beach, WFTX Ft. Myers, WTMJ Milwaukee, WGBA Green Bay, WSYM Lansing-Jackson, WMAR Baltimore, WKBW Buffalo, KNXV Phoenix, KGUN Tucson, KTNV Las Vegas, KGTV San Diego, KERO Bakersfield, KIVI Boise. Note: Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.
Storm shield app
by scottwatson57 on 2020/02/10 15:05
Excellent app
Alerts
by sallie frances on 2020/02/07 03:21
I’m supposed to get audio alerts and don’t. I’ve checked settings
Deleting this app
by Buglegirl1000 on 2020/02/06 15:00
Sorry. Our local TV station is using this app for their weather app and recommends it for your latest weather. I’m sure it is a great app, but when you download it and want to see anything, you get a notice to PAY— MONTHLY. I have enough of those apps already. I have several apps from other TV stations that don’t charge anything.
Undependable
by dlpruitt on 2020/02/05 01:53
The biggest snow event of the year approaching, the weather map shows the whole United States clear. This happens all of time. Don’t waste your money.
Really nice app
by 1saviour on 2020/02/04 12:11
A really great app....radar is kinda “iffy” or it would have EASILY received five stars.
Storm Shield
by BeaG7 on 2020/01/30 14:44
Storm Shield the menu is hard to navigate. I have not yet been able to access the radar from it. And it does not show the weather or temperatures for the day It is not “user friendly.”
Pretty good app, but this app needs to be updated.
by nicholas1w on 2020/01/15 13:42
I like this weather app to keep me safe, but could use updates, and some changes to the map and weather layers. Hopefully new updates come out soon for this app.
Nothing special
by sgmidf on 2020/01/15 02:13
I’ve been using the weather channel for a while and thought that I’d try this. The radar is slow to load and it doesn’t seem to give the option to stop the time progression that I’m used to with the other app. In other words, if I want to see the radar in an hour, there’s no way to stop it. Not worth changing.
A Great Weather App! 2020!
by Daniel Mizokzty on 2020/01/12 08:01
This App has been one of the Best Weather Apps that I could ever ask for, from Weather Channel to this App. I had this app for a long time. Especially I saw this app from YouTube! So I took the chance to use the App. It was Amazing that I could Track Weather, Temperatures, Warnings, and More! It made me feel like a Meteorologist. I have been fascinated with Weather for a long time now. Really Hope this Weather App will be Helpful and Useful to Others, who’re willing to use this app. I really Suggest this.
Bad
by gogobigdaddyslimjim on 2020/01/11 17:09
I used to love this app and it’s updates on weather but recently the app has had some bugs that keep it from having Notifications
Ugh
by AFAS641 on 2020/01/11 14:56
The old version was easy and intuitive. This new version is cumbersome. On top of it, they now want to charge you. There are other weather apps out there that are better and are free to use. Update: even after receiving a nice response from the app developer, I still stand by my original review. End of discussion Nov 2019 Radar keeps dropping out and won’t work. Canceled my subscription as well. Running on iPad Pro with latest iOS. January 2020 Radar only works when it wants to. Terrible app.
Works good
by marshallokie on 2020/01/11 13:12
Several river flood alerts in my area and app sent out warnings every time. Same with severe storm warnings, very happy with storm shield. Update 1-11-2019 App works great as alerts to any flood, tornado, severe weather warnings in my location. Thank you
I like the app
by Caliornia on 2020/01/11 00:35
First time used this app and it’s very helpful and has lots of Important information
Doppler
by teekamarie on 2020/01/09 23:48
I have a hard time receiving Doppler. I need this. Getting very frustrated
No More Updates?
by CrispyBiskit on 2020/01/06 19:39
According to your app here in the App Store you haven’t updated Storm Shield for a year. On your website you state the last update was in May of 2019. Whenever a developer stops updating an app it means one of three things...you are eventually abandoning this app, you’re creating a new one, or this current app works perfectly, no need to fix. What’s up guys? It mostly works ok. Has a hard time loading up first time it’s opened. I hope you are continuing to support the app.
Would like to see dark mode!
by Accounts 2 on 2020/01/03 18:16
This is a great app and the alerts are very informative. The app hasn’t been updated in over a year. I would love to see dark mode!
Great weather App
by VeryHonestReviewer on 2019/12/31 05:46
Love this App for the detailed maps and data. A great weather App.
Best service at
by Jerry593 on 2019/12/30 19:25
Great Application for weather and Alerts. I use it daily before I start my day
Works great on my phone but not on my iPad
by RobinP64 on 2019/12/30 01:36
I’ve had this app for years prior on my android phones and it worked great. Since I’ve had it on my new iPhone and iPad, it’s glitchy and rarely works on my iPad. It hardly ever loads.
Storm warning
by dundee134 on 2019/12/29 21:21
I enjoy getting my up dates from the sight it always right on keep up the good work ⛱🚴🏻‍♀️
“will not connect to app store after purchasing bundle.
by 294bss on 2019/12/27 21:02
Keep getting error it cannot connect to app store. Tried deleting and reinstalling.
Do not like
by old and forgotten on 2019/12/21 16:19
When this management group took over this tv station I thought things would be better, but they weren’t. This app shows us the weather, storms, etc we have already experienced. But they charge per month to see severe weather coming our way. It’s all about the benjamins. Some of us on fixed incomes can’t afford that per month. Think about that don’t we deserve to know what’s coming?
Heads up!
by tisa4711 on 2019/12/15 13:45
Storm Shield has been helpful in keeping our weather unaware children who live in four different states updated easily. I can send a weather alert that has notified me of an upcoming weather event to any of them so that they r not so “surprised” by the “sudden change in weather”. And we feel we have done our best so none can say “Nobody told me!”
Storm tracker
by magoorabbit on 2019/12/15 06:03
Storm tracker used to be free
Turn off Amber alerts
by DwayneWilton on 2019/12/06 13:44
This app does a great job of warning me of weather situations. However, it woke me up at 5:30 this morning for an Amber alert. I have those turned off on my phone, but there is nowhere in the Storm Shield app to disable them. Please add this feature so that I’m not startled awake by these alerts.
Filthy trash
by Alexa Alexa Alexa integration on 2019/12/01 16:31
I am never downloading this app again I had to get another app that would actually send me great notifications When I received my first notification from Storm Shield first of all I’m like this is a boring just a ring ringtone and then it’s just sending me win alerts I said it for every single thing and it’s sending me wind alerts this is a filthy garbage app I do not recommend this to anyone I only recommend this to people who wish to get bad notifications
Update
by Jmonahan12 on 2019/11/27 08:24
Please update
Love this weather app....
by Photo-jan on 2019/11/20 19:47
It’s easy to use and gives you weather in real time!
Never accurate
by g3ecnkas on 2019/11/12 18:44
Yesterday it showed no snow, today we have a storm alert
Sweet !
by Kark Lamar on 2019/11/08 00:14
I have several weather apps but this one is the best !
Would recommend
by Vlogmania 22 on 2019/11/03 12:35
I love this app! It works flawlessly and I downloaded is winter 2018 and it saved me from a tornado. Thank you so much developers!!!!!!!
It’s amazing
by dudjsisodhej on 2019/10/27 19:39
I just got this but i’ve been nin A tornado it is awesome!!!!
Best app of weather I’ve seen by far
by Drawerings person on 2019/10/26 21:32
I think I came across this app through YouTube while I was doing some weather research. Besides the Apple weather app, I use only this. Definitely very detailed and gives you almost everything in one. It can take a little long to load though. Overall, I definitely recommend getting this app and trying it out.
Almost perfect
by gdbjr on 2019/10/25 00:33
The only thing I don’t like about the app is that there are no notifications badges on the app. Add that and this would be a 5 star review.
Excellent Application
by Ukulele_Bob on 2019/10/21 21:53
Excellent application. I can just lose myself in my work or at play, confident any emergency weather situations will be brought to my attention.
Takes forever to load radar
by A.B. Normal on 2019/10/19 01:17
Not user friendly. Always takes a long time to load radar map.
Needs update
by ifhone on 2019/10/04 10:32
Crashes with iOS 13
Slo.......
by Disappointed Prime Member #2 on 2019/09/22 02:28
If you don’t pay extra it loads super slo............
How storm shield helps me
by he's burger he's on 2019/09/22 00:43
I am 11 and love this app and highly recommend this if you live in a stormy place
Alerts are great!
by Rockinbro on 2019/09/21 00:32
I love the weather alerts I get from this app. I really wish you could get the lightning alerts for free though. I don’t want to have to pay every month just to get this feature.
Worthless
by casspirate on 2019/09/15 04:03
It’s nowhere near being right most of the time. It’s 77 now and it’s saying it’s 89. Sorry I paid for this.
Love storm shield
by judditz on 2019/09/11 17:51
This app is so helpful and reliable. Use this on a daily basis. Really like severe weather notifications.
Ronnie Mohr
by let it blow on 2019/09/10 21:47
Really a great weather advisory app
Dorian
by Baker-K on 2019/09/03 13:04
Thanks so much for all the updates n hard work ❤️❤️
Push Notifications
by Kplan23 on 2019/09/02 22:27
Push Notifications seem to have stopped working. I love the fact that the Push Notifications are sent with audio which is clear a big advantage over the competition.
Sue
by Susantrainor3 on 2019/09/01 22:38
So thankful I just found out about this app. Helps to show us what is happening with this killer hurricane.
Great Application
by Iphonemaven6 on 2019/08/31 21:46
Keeps us up to date on weather conditions
sfinn12
by sfinn12 on 2019/08/31 21:05
only works if you have wifi or internet. difficult to work off data
It’s stopped working this week.
by Mo W. on 2019/08/31 12:20
I’ve been using this app for many years. I have come to depend on it when at home, away and especially while camping. This week, with a hurricane barreling down on my FL home, I get incorrect and non-existent data. Radar does not show this Cat 4 hurricane AT ALL! I’m sorry to say how dissatisfied I am.
Not to sure yet
by Hooversmom on 2019/08/30 22:01
Not finding this part friendly so far, where is the escape button after the alert to get back to the main menu? Like the weather alert. Will have to wait this out to see what happens.
Great app!
by Motorman86 on 2019/08/30 21:11
Up to date storm alerts and good radar. Use it when traveling and it has never let me down!
Rip off
by Lmccomb on 2019/08/30 13:37
This is aggravating, my nightly news told me to download for free, and it’s trying to take fees, but my card on my iPad expired! How do I stop it ! I took app off my iPad ,I do not use it! Help
Why not Canada
by ClevesKat on 2019/08/24 14:43
Great app but wish I could track Canada cities.
Storm shield
by Fruitness on 2019/08/24 02:56
I think it’s the worst version the old channel 25 at least it has where u could put the radar on future and didn’t have to pay for it which is crap and I don’t like this version at all we shouldn’t have to pay for a future radar that’s crap
I LOVE YOU STORM SHIELD!!
by wally12345na on 2019/08/21 16:16
Because of this app I now can monitor every location where my all family are located, and keep an eye on them. Having the option to turn alerts on and off is neat, but all the alerts is EXACTLY why I downloaded this app, I want to know if a pin drops in any of the locations I set up to receive alerts from. I have the free version here and it has saved me from a lot of worry, and kept me in the know when I needed it. THANK YOU Storm Shield! 10 stars!!
No alerts, despite receiving them from other apps
by MUdem on 2019/08/20 18:37
I’m watching a severe thunderstorm with hail come through and wondering why I never received any alert for it. Nothing. My alerts are on, my subscription is paid...but nothing. Please fix!
Worst weather app.
by Missyipad on 2019/08/19 06:26
I don’t review a lot But this was s terrible app. I finally gave up on it and canceled my subscription and deleted it and channel 25 news because of it. I’ll let just use channel 10 app they run better and seem faster.
What took me so long to get this app?
by late to the dance on 2019/08/18 17:50
I depended on the iPhone weather app. This is so accurate and comprehensive.
Too late!
by LLLUpNorth on 2019/08/18 16:28
This app used to work well but now I keep getting weather warnings that are dated days ago. When I bring the app up there’s nothing there, no weather statements or warnings because whatever warning was issued happened days ago 🤨 Makes the app pretty useless, since I don’t really care what the weather was two days ago.
Weather radio
by 101jenn on 2019/08/14 15:41
I think you should have a weather radio also.
Delete alerts
by to many tries on 2019/08/13 21:54
There is no way to delete alerts, sometimes you get several and you should be able to deleted expired and earlier alerts.
Time Lag....
by marlins9 on 2019/08/13 17:22
This radar app is not in real time. It’s about 5 - 10 minutes behind. For example....I checked the app to see how far away the showers were & it gave me a shot 6 minutes behind...actual time was 2:38 PM & it showed a radar shot of 2:30PM. The 2:30 shot showed no rain/clear but at 2:36 it was pouring rain. For a paying customer....this app should be in real time. I do have a subscription....99 cents.....3 1/2 stars 🌞☔️⚡️
Why?
by GARVIN45 on 2019/08/10 17:14
Why is it necessary to wake me up at 5 AM to tell me there’s fog or it will be hot two days later? Makes you want to not receive any warnings, which kinda defeats the purpose.
Future forecast gone
by LYRA SERAPHINE on 2019/08/08 14:38
This app used to run forward from the current time to show storm movement. Now it goes backwards and runs the radar from a past time to the current time. That is not helpful since it’s not giving me a forecast it’s giving me nothing at all.
Great App
by gregcourington on 2019/08/08 00:16
Great way to stay in touch with the weather.
GREAT Alerts
by ArizonaF40 on 2019/08/06 13:18
This APP is very useful when out in woods,etc. Never lets me down. Great at warning me when bad weather is approaching. Doesn’t send a bunch of annoying junk.
Notifications rarely work for me
by Reggae Ball on 2019/07/30 21:20
Could be more of an iOS issue, but either way accuweather ones still come through, but I would prefer this app because of its customization capabilities. Hopefully will be a 5 star soon for me! (And I do have the newest iPhone with the newest software, just iOS is still buggy) Looks like it already is great for most people though!
Why can’t I add location
by Weather whoever on 2019/07/29 00:01
Fine that site does not easily allow me to add needed location
Seriously we have to pay for weather
by RissaRen on 2019/07/26 23:54
No we have to pay to see the future track and lightning that we got free before.
Timely warning
by photomenot on 2019/07/24 18:04
Just got this ap yesterday and already it has proved very useful. Got a severe thunderstorm warning for my area before the storm was due to come. Very pleased to be a lerted in time to prepare.
Storm shield
by Tempertantrum987654321 on 2019/07/24 17:56
Bought years ago when it was more expensive. Now you want to charge extra for stuff. For a while SS was lot cheaper than I pd to start. Seems unfair. Sometimes stuff doesn’t show up too, just map I do like it when it works and having multiple locations however.
Love when it works!!!
by Lilysgram on 2019/07/22 19:24
I love this app when it works which seems to keep getting worse!! I keep up with family, some friends and places of interest to me. Right now it won’t do anything!! Nothing on radar even though I know something is. Restoring purchase has worked until the last couple of weeks! I reported it one time and was told to uninstall and reinstall but that wipes all my saved locations. Please fix this app!!!
Beware
by MomJ4 on 2019/07/21 00:33
I paid $4.99 for this App and for a few years it was very good. Now, all of a sudden, I can’t get any data because my subscription has expired. It would have been nice to have been told when I purchased it that it would expire. Beware or you could be disgusted and disappointed as I am.
Not worth it any more
by ejb1985 on 2019/07/20 01:09
I have an iPhone X, and ever since the update happened a while ago, it has now become glitchy at best. We just currently got out of a storm, and in the old version what ever the weather problems were it would state what it truly was. It now just says a special weather statement for your area, and sometimes it may tell me what the problem is. Again the glitchy problems. Moving on to when actual weather hits the area, weather maps sometimes load and sometimes it doesn’t, again glitchy. I figured and gave the benefit of the doubt thinking it’s my phone, so i restart it, and same thing. Glitchy at best. I have downloaded another competitor app, and do not have these problems. I used to like the alerts that it used to give and the quickness of the loading of the app, but now it’s just become frustrating.
Storm shield
by pathowell on 2019/07/19 13:26
The best thing ever I like the alarm that it sends
Got to pay
by Ruthymarire on 2019/07/18 11:18
This app does give weather alerts. But when you try to see what’s coming in the future you got a pay for it. What kind of weather alert do you have to pay for.
Storm Shield app
by DEM0459 on 2019/07/18 04:45
I have had your Storm Shield app since you first introduced it and up until lately I have been happy with it. But since I found out that the information is supply by somewhere in another time zone I have been less and less pleased with it. For instance, tonight on the 10:00 news Mike Nelson said it was still 81 degrees however when I checked my app it said 77 degrees. I know I don’t live in Denver but I’m not that far away that I would think I would have that much of a difference! Please, why can’t your app have its information loaded from here in your studios?? Sincerely, an unhappy app user.
Good app!
by suite310 on 2019/07/17 23:05
This app was worth the price!
Get this app
by Teslamodels3xy on 2019/07/12 00:13
I love this app. When there is an alert issued, Sometimes it will explain to you the situation and it’s amazing. Totally recommend it.
Great app
by girlygamer560 on 2019/07/11 19:13
I have a cracked windshield on my car and i live in colorado so the weather here is very bipolar in my opinion, and i got to watch out for hail, and this app notified me everytime a storm is gonna come. I really like this app, its helpful. Although the radar doesnt show up when i first open it thats a little sketchy but give it a sec and it will load! Besides, great app!!
Weather info at Anywhere anytime!
by Janezoo on 2019/07/05 22:09
Accurate covers the whole metro area and beyond !
👍👍👍
by d4239hdo on 2019/07/05 11:25
Best weather app ever
Great App
by Cygnus Deneb on 2019/07/02 21:36
You can depend on Channel 5’s Meteorologists to give timely warnings and excellent updates!
Excellent App
by Ro Dias on 2019/06/28 20:00
Only app I have on my phone for weather alerts that actually alerts me of impending bad weather. I would say that it is 99% accurate. Highly recommend.
Great to have
by cheriebsby on 2019/06/25 23:56
Awesome
Very Very Useful
by Cocrules on 2019/06/25 21:02
Being able to know future weather and dangers possibly harmful for life is always a plus and this does its job scarily well
No longer gives weather detail
by Rebb42 on 2019/06/25 11:12
Update June 25,2019: the developer advised that the “weather statement” is a National Weather Service” decision. While those words mean nothing, it’s not the fault of the developers. Otherwise, in severe weather conditions, this app gives clear and loud alerts/warnings and we have relied on it for years. I changed my rating to 5. I appreciate the clarification from the developer. ************************* Previous review: This was a great app but the audible weather alert just says “weather authority has issued a statement”. That is unacceptable. For visually impaired and all others, we need to hear the actual alert details. Now we have to walk to the phone, open the app and read the alert. Please fix this problem quickly. Thank you.
Lightning alerts should be included FREE
by HelloPretzel on 2019/06/24 18:15
$0.99 for lightning alerts is petty. Include them in the free version.
Rwatson
by rcled on 2019/06/24 18:09
I like the alerts it gives for where I am at and where I live. It keeps me informed..
Love it but
by lil nas x 69 on 2019/06/24 02:52
Only thing I don’t like is that you have to buy lightning warnings
Accuracy not reliable
by WChesterpizza on 2019/06/23 21:32
The timing of rain and percentage of possibility is way off. I don’t feel I can trust this app for rain chances. I do like the warnings for severe weather-that has been accurate and helpful.
Great app
by brandt miller on 2019/06/17 20:07
My personal meteorologist Mr. Joe Degregorio recommended this app, and based on what i am receiving on the alerts, he is once again correct to warn about potential severe weather. This app is amazing!
This App is amazing
by RoyaltyPoo on 2019/06/16 19:29
All around amazing this app accurately portrays and warns me of bad weather!
But....
by hhtjifuvjuf on 2019/06/16 01:52
This is a great app, but recently they’ve decided to charge extra for certain alerts & conditions, such as lightning. Go figure....
Save your $$
by RikSan50! on 2019/06/14 20:51
I've had this app for more than 2 years now. This is my third update to my review... Radar presentation is very good but somewhere along the line with an update, sometimes there’s no radar information. You have to close the app (double-click home button, close app) and restart it. It’s been like this now for about 4 months or so. Hope they can fix this.
Disappointed
by Frapi125 on 2019/06/12 01:30
Storm Shield USED to be a fantastic app but they recently deleted the radar and future radar forecast from the app. I bought this app a couple years ago and paid around 7 dollars for it. They then changed it to a free app a year later with all the same features. They recently changed it so now you have to pay 99 cents a month for for radar and future radar forecast. I NO LONGER RECOMMEND THIS APP. There are better apps with more features that are free.
Hit or miss
by Ohwrdami on 2019/06/07 05:51
This is one of several weather apps that I run. I’m in public safety and bots and apps monitoring various sources are how I stay up to the minute. I use StormShield for the weather alerts and quick glance doppler. Its hit or miss. I either get the weather alert (sometimes 2-4 of the same alert) or nothing at all. Its a little wacky because the NWS wire will have active warnings in place and the app is happy as a clam. For a free app with paid upgrade options its not bad. I just wish the alert portion of the app was more robust.
Very disappointed
by Creamcheese430 on 2019/06/05 19:51
I have had this app for years, originally paid for it. Now all of a sudden I have to pay more, monthly to get certain features to work? No thank you. I feel as if I have been scammed. I deleted the app from my phone. Perhaps Storm Shield should be featured on "Don't Waste Your Money"?
By Far The Best Radar!!
by p0669 on 2019/06/04 20:01
I love this app! The radar is so clear and it moves just at the right speed so I can track the storms timing. Very Happy!!
Was a ‘5’ / Now a ‘2’ at best
by Velocitoro on 2018/08/07 21:14
Of course I have used this app for years and it has performed flawlessly (and I mean that), but never bothered to give it a rating. It is only now that it has become so slow and glitchy that I bother to finally rate it. 1) I launch the app in the middle of a thunderstorm and deluge and the display at the same location shows not cloud in the sky. 2) If and when there is thunderstorm display, random blocks or quadrants of the display are blank. 3) The ‘Play / Pause’ display function may or may not decide to comply though its icon says otherwise. 4) Should the ‘Play’ display function decide to actually comply, the time-stamped storm movement may just stop in its movement or most likely it will cycle ONCE and then STOP rather than repeating through the prior 30-45 minute time span as it once did. 5) After having purchased the purportedly full app in good faith, the now optional ‘Future’ function for an ongoing monthly fee belies the app’s public service quality because if the technology to provide the information is already existent (ie, available to and paid for by the issuer), then it should be incorporated into the app for its existing clientele. Bottom line: Just get it together or it will be money wasted as people move on to another, more reliable, better app. Thanks for reading...Velocitoro
Ok, so I was wrong
by Scoot2mtns on 2018/02/22 18:31
This is an update from my last review. If you know where to look, the features I liked about previous versions are still there. So I up-rated my review to 4 stars. The problem is that finding the forecast stuff isn’t straightforward in this version. In this version there is a fairly large button with the options “Current” and “Future”. Click on Future and basically what you get is a “Pay Up” message. To get the old forecast features, click on the little, tiny “More” in the bottom right, up comes a screen with current data plus sunrise/sunset. There is nothing to indicate that scrolling down will get you the forecast for the week that you were looking for. No slide bar shows until you actually start scrolling. Original review - Title: Last update turned a winner into a loser Great app but it’s really not free. With the last update it will only show you what’s happening right now. I can open the door for that. To get any forecast data (i.e., what’s going to happen), you have to buy a subscription. And it’s not clear that will even get you an ad free experience.
Subscription features
by kRashkin81107 on 2018/09/24 16:02
I’ve read a lot of reviews that have the same complaint I’m about to make, and I’ve also read the developer responses to the reviews. I previously paid for this app years ago. And I get that the new version has all the same features as the previous version plus a few extra features. But the new features that require an additional monthly subscription, I don’t think it’s something that you should even be asking for an additional monthly charge for. Just have one flat fee of a few bucks to either upgrade to those features or raise the price of the initial cost of the app by a buck or two. I think the monthly charge to see future radar and lightning strikes is ridiculous. I would love to see future radar (could care less about lightning strikes), but I’m not paying .99 a month for it and I don’t think it’s fair to charge a monthly fee to see that. It doesn’t seem worth $12 a year, but I really would love to just have that feature if I could pay a couple dollars to add it if it’s that important to make a profit off of the future radar feature (lame). Otherwise I enjoy the app. Just think the extra subscription is ridiculous.
A Crappy and garbage app
by Rev Jude on 2019/05/18 06:56
I am a weather observer and when I first purchased this app I thought was pretty good. I contacted them and they got back to me in reference to my questions about the radar and also hurricane tracking? Now my son they are the speakers on and they want to charge you for them. I said something to them and they didn’t like it because I feel this way when we purchased these apps we can automatically get what is the add to it. All the other apps that I have do the same thing they give it to you accept with them. This app is very in accurate and also very horrible. It doesn’t tell forecast for nothing. I depend on it from my job and also packed a storm chase in this app is horrible. I do not recommend this app anyone. Do not practice is it a waste your time it’s garbage and very crappy. I wish I never purchased this app from them because it’s horrible. They only care about making money not a good app. I recommend AccuWeather even the weather bug is very good. Also any of the NOAA radar My radar apps are very good as well compared to this crappy app. I will add one more thing I do storm chasing and that was why I decide to get this app. I am a lesson learned from this garbage. Now are use other apps that a much superior to this crap.
Pretty good app.
by Aaaaaaaaaaaamr on 2018/05/28 20:58
Just got this but so far so good. Kept us up to date on the latest winter storms. Hopefully works as good on summer storms. Seems to use a lot of battery. Would like to see road emergency levels if possible. Since last update it's terrible. Radar takes forever to load if it ever does. Right now its a waste of money. Thinking of finding something else. Will not advise friends and family to get this. Last update is useless. I live in a flood area and no longer receive audible warnings. As long as i am awake i know water is rising. If in bed guess i will just drown. Keep up the great updates and no one will be alive to buy your app. Why would i want a weather app that doesn't notify me. Hope a tornado warning is never issued at night. Think about us and not your pocket. Ok got notifications back and then another update In May--- lost notifications AGAIN. What gives? Really starting to rethink this app AGAIN.
Best Alert App! 120%
by Worm56 on 2019/02/18 21:22
I am a certified storm spotter and storm chaser and I highly recommend this app to everyone, from the average person to weather experts. I am rarely caught off guard by weather but many people don’t pay much attention to the weather. Once you set this app up on your phone or tablet you will never be caught off guard by any weather. This app will alert you while your device is in sleep mode (screen is off). Also use your location tracking to alert you while traveling. This app will alert you before the news channels because you will receive the latest watches and warnings as soon as the National Weather Service issues them! Highly Recommended I can't say it enough, some people don't pay attention to weather. Continue your daily routines and let Storm Shield monitor the weather for you, this app might save your life one day!
Best App ever
by Staceymac0814 on 2019/05/01 01:52
Look we live in the Brighton Mi. Area and have a 14 year old son who is involved in 3 different sports all outside and let me tell you I’ve tried all the other apps and they don’t hold a candle to Storm Shield. He also snow boards here in Brighton so I really rely on this app foe sanity lol, thank you also for the Storm Shield Alerts for severe Storms I really rely on it I also have two dogs and yes we do hit the basement for severe weather and this app has saved our lives when I was pregnant with my son. I truly feel that all the other weather apps have tried and failed to imitate your wonderful work, please keep up the good work keeping us safe. Thank you so much and from this mom to others it is well worth the money to protect your family when you have the air on in the middle of the night and can’t hear the tornado sirens, this app will save your families lives.
No longer gives weather detail
by Rebb42 on 2019/06/25 11:12
Update June 25,2019: the developer advised that the “weather statement” is a National Weather Service” decision. While those words mean nothing, it’s not the fault of the developers. Otherwise, in severe weather conditions, this app gives clear and loud alerts/warnings and we have relied on it for years. I changed my rating to 5. I appreciate the clarification from the developer. ************************* Previous review: This was a great app but the audible weather alert just says “weather authority has issued a statement”. That is unacceptable. For visually impaired and all others, we need to hear the actual alert details. Now we have to walk to the phone, open the app and read the alert. Please fix this problem quickly. Thank you.
Almost Everything I Want
by Gamer3475 on 2018/08/08 23:39
This app is so close to being perfect. I really like the radar and the severe box overlays. The severe alerts are also great; I’ve never seen so many choices for different alerts. I also like how you can easily tap any alert box anywhere and see the alert details. The only reason I took off two stars is for the subscription. I hate apps that have a subscription versus a one time payment. Why do you think your app is so great that we have to keep paying for it over and over again? I don’t understand this model. Just let me pay for it once and be done. This isn’t cable tv. I really think I would purchase a one time IAP to get the storm tracks feature. This is the only feature I think the app in general is missing. But I would never get a subscription from an app. Just let me pay you once and be done. Don’t be greedy!
My severe weather lifeline
by Wxnow on 2018/04/02 02:17
As noted by the developer, they restored the missing watches/warnings/advisories and even added some that they didn’t used to have. Some bulletins were removed in an app update. Storm Shield addressed the concern promptly. Had a warning tonight pop right up on my phone and watch. This app makes following the weather in tornado alley simple. The nice thing is you can plug in multiple locations to receive alerts for. So if you live in the north part of town but work in the south part of town, you can get location specific alerts for both. It’s perfect for keeping track of the weather where older relatives live—if I see a “blizzard watch” pop up for my parents, I know to check-in on them. This is my go-to app! ——————————————————————-
Great app but needs improvement
by awargo4 on 2018/07/18 22:10
This app is great and has many useful features. However, it is ridiculous that I have to open my phone to figure out the location of a weather alert when the app could easily announce the location with the alert. Also, it’s ridiculous that a weather alert app lacks the option to make severe weather alerts audible even when the phone is on silent. If third party alarm clocks can do it, you can do it. Finally, it would be nice to have the option to select whether chosen alerts apply to all locations or only the home location *individually*. Currently, it can’t be done at all. I want to know if severe weather is near my family. I don’t want all of the weather alerts for them that I have turned on for my home.
Accurate and on time...
by KeizerKate on 2018/11/20 16:57
Alerts have always been accurate and on time. There are a ton of different alert options so you can set up exactly what is unique to you own location and region. For example as we get into the cold Northwest winter months, we rely on dense fog alerts, freezing fog alerts, rain and freezing rain alerts, flood watches and alerts, etc. If we know we will be traveling, we can set alerts for mountain passes, destination cities. If we just want updates about places where family members live, we can set those alerts too. We consider Storm Shield an indispensable tool and would not want to be without it!
App works great
by Kevin539 on 2018/09/09 14:12
This app literally nearly saved my family’s life when a tornado struck our neighborhood two years ago, and was very helpful during hurricane Irma. One of the nice features is if you allow it, it will track you so if you are on a trip it will give you up to date info on all sorts of potential hazards. From floods to fires and everything in between. There are so many hazards listed in the app you may want to turn off some of the notifications. Just to give you a heads up it’s going to make you jump the first time it goes off it’s loud and seems to go off when I’m the most relaxed or asleep!
Storm Shield app
by DEM0459 on 2019/07/18 04:45
I have had your Storm Shield app since you first introduced it and up until lately I have been happy with it. But since I found out that the information is supply by somewhere in another time zone I have been less and less pleased with it. For instance, tonight on the 10:00 news Mike Nelson said it was still 81 degrees however when I checked my app it said 77 degrees. I know I don’t live in Denver but I’m not that far away that I would think I would have that much of a difference! Please, why can’t your app have its information loaded from here in your studios?? Sincerely, an unhappy app user.
Misunderstood the New Monthly Subscription Fed
by renny2016 on 2018/06/25 23:59
After the app developers have taken the time to explain the changes - and that the most important thing is that you can still have the same features of the app without needing to pay a new monthly subscription fee - I’m updating the app review with more stars because it is the best most useful weather app I’ve come across! What I like best with this app is easily the watch and warning alert notifications. I would like to also mention that I was not given any reward for rewriting my review. Update: from 4 to 5 stars - I have weather app coverage in Canada!!!!!
New Updates And Pay Features Bad
by Mandyr735 on 2018/06/17 20:22
I’ve used this app for years and really liked it. It was great for seeing local radar and the general trajectory of storms. Previously, the radar showed the storms moving and the projected path and continued severity of the storm systems, generally only for the coming 20-30 minutes, but it was there. During hail and heavy thunderstorms, it was useful. Now, any kind of future casting is an in-app purchase, billed on a monthly basis. Let’s forget that any of us using this app have already BOUGHT the app in the first place. Way to nickel and dime us all!! I’ll find another real-time radar app st this point. The in-app purchased of basic uses while the touting of “free inclusions” of features that the typical everyday user doesn’t care about has left a very sour taste in my mouth. Avoid this app.
Awesome...
by Wolf(gang) on 2018/07/09 22:17
After the “Storm app” has been discontinued and replaced with a unreliable, confusing alternative I decided some weeks ago to go with Storm Shield. Living in Puerto Rico we just went through a strong Tropical Storm and thanks to this app I was able stay informed about track, thunderstorms, marine advisory etc. at all times. The available options in this app are outstanding and can be easily activated. App tops all other weather/storm apps I have tried and this will be here to stay and becomes my favorite to go through the current Hurricane Season. Thanks to the developer.
Still love but...
by GwynetteK on 2018/11/06 21:53
Update: I really appreciate the developers responding to my review. I swear I remember being able to see future tracks in the previous version, but I must be remembering wrong. Either way, this is a Great app & I will continue to use this as my main weather app. PS I still would LOVE the option of a one time fee for the future track :-D I still love the app but I really Hate that it changed to monthly charge to show Future track. I’d pay a one time charge ( as long as it’s not an exorbitant amount) but am not paying monthly fees. But I’ll still keep using it because other than that it’s great.
Some annoying issues
by golfnut1982 on 2018/03/02 20:12
Please tweak the location options like before. Uses a lot of battery and an annoying blue warning now appears. Not sure I can let it run all the time like before. Also, the app needs the location arrow to bring you back to your current location when you visit other places. Rearrange your locations would be nice and also a widget. Many features on the old version were better in my opinion. Update: latest version fixed the battery drain. Thanks for the fast update.
Why it’s a good app
by jeffrey grey on 2018/07/17 01:46
It’s the best weather app, because it lets you know what is going on. Weather is the most important stuff because in a Instant a tornado can just form and you have no clue about it and then you die from it. so I like this weather app because it just let you know what’s going on, in like the weather system and all that. it’s just a helpful thing when traveling or just sitting at work and all of a sudden it goes off and tells you if there’s a tornado or like a severe thunderstorm watch or if nothings going on, just a very helpful app.
Money Grab
by iTouchAppReviewers on 2018/02/03 02:02
Took away granularity of alerts and now charges us PAYING USERS monthly fees if we want other features. We paid once. Why on earth would we pay again? Go get MyRadar (there’s a free version). Used to be happy with this app, but not anymore. Greedy. To reply to devs: You do realize that giving someone 3 “free months” of a service that they didn’t want originally doesn’t make up for the fact that we paid $5 for an app that’s now free, right? It doesn’t put that 5 bucks back into our pockets for an app that everyone else now can have for free. Making us early adopters that helped this app grow, look like suckers. This isn’t how you treat paying customers. Tired of apps going this subscription route. It’s disgusting at this point. MyRadar is the way to go now, I guess.
It was a good app that I paid for...THEN...
by bobby50371 on 2018/06/27 18:55
This was a good app many moons ago… It would alert as to whether happenings wherever we were… And then one day some moron decided to make it free and then when I click on future radar it now asks me to pay for it. Bad form. So I have to pay a dollar per month to get future radar… But I paid five dollars for this app when it came out. And now it’s free and you have to pay for features that everyone else gives you for free. Time to move on. EDIT: I click FUTURE button on the radar it always shows the projected course, I have ALWAYS had this feature, Dont tell me I never had this with the old app, because it’s the only app I’ve used for weather radar for years SPECIFICALLY for this feature.
Added paid subscription
by JDubbDeuce on 2018/02/23 20:32
I have loved this app until now. With the most recent update, they added a subscription in order to get new features. This is an app that I already paid for, and should not have to pay for an additional subscription. People that paid for the app originally should be grandfathered in, and if you want to move to a subscription based fee going forward for people that are new to the app, then that would make a lot more sense. Storm Radar offers all of the new subscription stuff you added for free, and is now my main app, I am sure I will be deleting Storm Shield altogether before too long. I am tired of crappy excuses for getting greedy after supporting you guys for many years.
IAP
by Tim Delier on 2018/02/02 05:08
New review: Due to the developers response I am changing my review and giving it more stars. Their response is correct, all previous features and some new features do exist in the new build at no additional cost. In addition, the new UI is visually appealing. My original complaint is more focused on many developers / companies adopting an IAP / subscription, nickel and dime you model, and is a broader complaint than just this app. This is a great weather app, and I will still continue to enjoy it. I am just personally against the subscription components in a weather app. Previous review: Was a great app and have used it for a few years now, but the developers are getting greedy and jumped on the IAP / subscription model for parts of the application. Seems you have to have a subscription to use any services these days. It’s quite frustrating.
How is this not the #1 weather app!
by TheRealPolarVortex on 2019/02/11 21:55
This app has all the weather info I need and includes weather alerts from the NWS. Radar is immediately displayed at startup. Current conditions, hourly and daily forecasts are obtained with one touch. A long touch will pin a location and allow those conditions to be viewed. Storm Shield has replaced the local app which has shifted focus from weather to news. It has also bumped AccuWeather too. Thanks for a great app and keep up the great work!
Glad to have this app, very helpful.
by Jax1822 on 2018/11/17 04:47
For a busy family, this works. Being able to prepare in advance for cautious driving in the winter or for tornadoes in our area. It alerts you especially when weather conditions change in your area and media isn’t covering it. Over the road truckers can benefit in areas they’re driving through by getting notifications based on their GPS. Solid app, highly recommended.
Storm Shield is a lifesaver!
by Coming Girl on 2018/10/13 14:54
We use Storm Shield all of time during the monsoon season, we can watch the coming storms so the we don’t get caught up in flash flooding areas in Arizona, the alert system is wonderful and warns us on our phone of lightning storms and alerts that we should know ahead of time so we can plan our outings and errands. The Doppler Radar maps are real-time so we can see the progress and severity of a storm, I’m addicted to this ap! So thankful to have it!
I LOVE YOU STORM SHIELD!!
by wally12345na on 2019/08/21 16:16
Because of this app I now can monitor every location where my all family are located, and keep an eye on them. Having the option to turn alerts on and off is neat, but all the alerts is EXACTLY why I downloaded this app, I want to know if a pin drops in any of the locations I set up to receive alerts from. I have the free version here and it has saved me from a lot of worry, and kept me in the know when I needed it. THANK YOU Storm Shield! 10 stars!!
Terrible update
by Mrkstoy on 2018/02/10 00:06
I’ve used 2.4GB of data using this app in less than 1 week. I Removed it from my cell. This was the only app I used for weather prior to the update. Now not only my iPhone X battery usage has gone up But I’ve used over half my data in less than two weeks. It shows storm shield has used 2.9 GB of data and I hadn’t changed any settings. This update is terrible I don’t normally use more than 2 GB of data in entire billing cycle
4.1 is a fantastic update!
by MNMacht on 2018/01/30 22:57
I have been keeping an eye on this app, hoping for an update. It’s finally here and it’s great!!! The screen real estate usage is way better. The menus are cleaner and sharper. This is my new favorite weather app since the old Storm app was abandoned and I do not care for the new version. I only wish there was a dark theme since I am using a iPhone X it will conserve battery. It will also not be so bright late at night or early in the morning.
Double voice weather alerts
by Dee Comcast on 2018/07/06 15:51
I’m giving this app 3 stars due to the face the weather alerts comes out double and causes the voice alerts to double and overlay the voice about a Milli second off Update changing review to 5 stars I email customer support and they were able to get it fixed the problem was the saved and the tracked location were the same
Pretty good with some glitches
by boneandmandy on 2019/04/26 14:27
I have had this app for a bit over a year. I have had to uninstall and reinstall a few times because it tends to stop notifying me of weather warnings and watches. I have another weather app as well just to make sure I don’t miss anything. One of my biggest complaints is the “Special Weather Statements”. I get notified that there is a Special Weather Statement, but when I go to the app, there is nothing there. I then have to go to the NWS to see what I have missed.
Almost just right
by Rad kind on 2018/05/18 17:32
I have just downloaded it today. I really like the layout. It’s clean and it looks nice. I can see myself using it for the long term if it turns out to be reliable and stable. There is only one thing that I would really like to see changed. The past history on the radar playback only goes around 20 minutes. I prefer it longer, 1-2 hours. If there were an option to change this I would consider this my main weather app.
Was good, what happened?
by MysticTwilight92677 on 2019/03/28 13:29
Update: I can’t use the app at all. Nothing loads. I’ve uninstalled it twice and nothing has changed. I have become exceptionally disappointed with this app. The worst part is that I paid for it years ago. Today, everyone said it was supposed to snow overnight, every station was saying it was supposed to, including the station this app supposedly gets its information for my area from. I go into the app and nothing. 0% chance of snow. Nada. Zip. Zero. Zilch. For days. Now, there are thick heavy clouds everywhere, it’s started snowing and NOW it says there’s a chance for snow. What the hell??? That’s crap!!! Y’all may as well just pack it up and throw it out.
EW Scripps is a money hungry media outlet
by SkiandRun on 2018/02/26 00:51
We need to ignore all of their money hungry weather apps. Most of the info they make us pay for is free on other apps anyway. You just have know where to look. They have ripped us off with the other apps as well. They don’t have a separate weather provider. They are crooks and liars. Soon their apps will be an afterthought. They think their current users are dumb. Therefore thinking they can get away with charging us repeatedly even though we paid for the app. These app developers must have personal issues and take it out on current subscribers. Misleading the public is not a good way to do business.
Update ruined this app
by Greywolf1199 on 2018/02/03 13:57
This used to be one of my favorite apps, but the update ruined it completely for me and I have now removed it from my iPhone. It killed my battery life, and I know that this is being worked on, but it’s more than that. It refuses to load anything about my current location when I’m away from home, and even when I’m home, it fails to load even simple things like the current temperature. Maybe I will try downloading it again in the future, but right now it just doesn’t work. It’s a shame because I really liked the weather alerts. I will just have to look for something else.
Don’t buy!
by spburnell on 2018/05/30 05:50
After buying both storm Shield and Snow cast the developer decided to take away Futurecast and not even use SnowCast. In order to get Futurecast now on Storm Shield you have to pay more money. Don’t buy this they’re just looking for your money there a better apps out there. Just got a response from the developer. They stated that they did not take away any features and only added new ones with a monthly subscription. If anyone remembers, we use to have future prediction radar screens with the old version. Also, I purchased “SnowCast” with StormShield. That no longer works and they no longer support it. Don’t waste your money!
Disappointed
by Alomar 15 on 2018/02/24 12:47
I have had this app for several years, but I am recently disappointed in its effectiveness. I now receive no notifications whatsoever when weather alerts are issued for my area. I purchased this app specifically because of the notifications, and appreciated being wakened with an alert to severe weather. Now, no notification at all unless I open the app and click on a location. I have paid for an app that does not do the job for which I bought it, and have no reason to keep it on my phone. Do not waste your time/money in this app which is an ineffective version of its previous self...
Storm Shield App
by Fall Happiness on 2018/01/03 16:36
We constantly use Storm Shield to keep us informed for planning trips, working, daily travel, and house preparations if needed. We can look at other Cities where we have family/friends to check on their weather as well. Since our weather can change pretty rapidly it is nice to be able to know what to expect and how to plan anytime we want.
Terrible behavior
by GCS-MO on 2018/08/19 17:05
Update August 19, 2018 I received a note from the App Store that a developer had commented on my review. Thinking that maybe they had addressed/fixed the situation that I pointed out, I spent the time to check. Nothing. So who decided that I needed to spend time looking at the meaningless response they provided two months ago and I had already seen; Apple, Storm Shields developers, ??? What a waste of time. Still one star. Original Review - What a bad app. I went to forward a “Special Weather Bulletin “ and the app stopped me, insisting that I rate the app and write a review. No other options. I do not recommend this app at all. Find anything else!
Hit or miss
by Ohwrdami on 2019/06/07 05:51
This is one of several weather apps that I run. I’m in public safety and bots and apps monitoring various sources are how I stay up to the minute. I use StormShield for the weather alerts and quick glance doppler. Its hit or miss. I either get the weather alert (sometimes 2-4 of the same alert) or nothing at all. Its a little wacky because the NWS wire will have active warnings in place and the app is happy as a clam. For a free app with paid upgrade options its not bad. I just wish the alert portion of the app was more robust.
Radar not current
by GCC COH on 2018/08/09 02:07
The alerts are fine. The forecasts don’t always quite agree with local forecasts. But the most current radar being 5-9 minutes in the past makes a difference when storms are developing. Playing the loop right now gives me 9:30-9:50 pm, but it’s currently 9:58. Are the current thunderstorms breaking up or building strength? Can’t tell. Current radar shouldn’t cost a premium. Have to use Weather Channel app to get an actual current radar picture.
No More Updates?
by CrispyBiskit on 2020/01/06 19:39
According to your app here in the App Store you haven’t updated Storm Shield for a year. On your website you state the last update was in May of 2019. Whenever a developer stops updating an app it means one of three things...you are eventually abandoning this app, you’re creating a new one, or this current app works perfectly, no need to fix. What’s up guys? It mostly works ok. Has a hard time loading up first time it’s opened. I hope you are continuing to support the app.
On the Road
by Frau Banks on 2019/04/19 00:55
Driving from New York to Utah through the Southern states. The gas station attendant said, “Be careful. We are about to get some weather.” It started pouring and zero visibility. I googled the weather in Alabama. This app was an ad in one of the weather service article. So grateful! This helped us decide where to stop because we were in a tornado watch and I wanted the updates. This app saved us!
8 alerts in 24 hrs- not one with sound
by flatcoatmom1 on 2018/02/26 00:48
Have always loved this app and then you updated it. I lost my 3 of my 6 saved locations in the update and had to reload them . BUT worse thing is that I have lost all sounds with my notifications. I have reported twice in support. No response. It is not any of my settings! Deleted and reloaded app. Tornados and floods where I live this week. App with no sound alert. Not much use for weather app. See other folks have reported same issue. See on the Feb 16th you say app is fine. I am headed to find a new app that sends sound alerts like this one used to do!
What happens?? Broken
by Robert121571 on 2019/04/19 19:01
What has happend I’m no longer getting push notifications for weather alerts for my current location. Location is set always all alerts are enabled but I don’t get a push notice. We are under a flood watch and a tornado watch and not a peep from this app. I open the app and it shows the alerts but no push. I’ve even removed and reinstalled the app last week because same thing hoping it would fix it.
Heads up!
by tisa4711 on 2019/12/15 13:45
Storm Shield has been helpful in keeping our weather unaware children who live in four different states updated easily. I can send a weather alert that has notified me of an upcoming weather event to any of them so that they r not so “surprised” by the “sudden change in weather”. And we feel we have done our best so none can say “Nobody told me!”
Great app
by girlygamer560 on 2019/07/11 19:13
I have a cracked windshield on my car and i live in colorado so the weather here is very bipolar in my opinion, and i got to watch out for hail, and this app notified me everytime a storm is gonna come. I really like this app, its helpful. Although the radar doesnt show up when i first open it thats a little sketchy but give it a sec and it will load! Besides, great app!!
Alerts keep us up to date
by Ger999 on 2019/01/12 05:20
A Winter storm is bearing down on my city. This app with its detailed radar and reliable push notifications on winter storm warnings is keeping my family safe. It even announces special weather statements which gave me a heads up on my evening commute. This app will even read the alert to you. I recommend this app.
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Named by Time.com's @Techland as one of the best weather apps for your iPhone and Apple Watch. Severe weather alerts for your exact location. storm shield gives you storm-based alerts for tornado, hurricane, flood, thunderstorm, winter storms and other life-threatening weather events via voice and push notification. Storm-based alerts help reduce false alarms by alerting you to severe weather based on your exact location within a county. County-based alerts can result in false alarms, warning you when your location in the county is not within the threatened area. What people are saying: • storm shield "alerted our family of the Broken Arrow, OK tornado, faster than the TV and tornado sirens." - Robyn • "I was in Oklahoma City during the tornado... we were right in its path. Your app literally was a life saver." - dcalk12 Benefits: • Get voice alerts just like a NOAA weather radio via push notification anywhere in the United States. • With Apple Watch, get a tap on your wrist when alerts are issued for your locations. • Add storm shield's widget to your Today screen to get quick access to active alerts for the first location in your app. • Touch storm shield's app icon on your 3D-Touch enabled iPhone for quick widget access. • Hi-Def radar map is your home screen so you can quickly see what's going on at your locations. • Long-tap on the map to get current conditions, hourly and daily forecasts. • Save additional locations to ensure family members stay safe. • Closings for Baltimore, Buffalo, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Denver, Detroit, Green Bay, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Lansing, Milwaukee, Nashville, Omaha, Tulsa. View NOAA severe weather alerts on the map to see where dangerous weather is happening: • Tap alerts to view info • Flood watches & warnings • Tornadoes & Thunderstorms • Hurricane & Tropical Storm forecast tracks • Winter storms • Marine & Coastal alerts • Radar & Clouds • Wind Speed • Snow Cover • Water Temperatures • Road Weather • Premium Weather (purchase required) • Lightning Alerts and notifications (purchase required) Enhance your app with auto-renewing monthly subscriptions: • Buy 'Premium Weather' to unlock these 3 features: 1) Future Radar: See radar into the future (6 hrs on Wi-Fi, 2 hrs on cellular) 2) Storm Tracks: See how fast storms are moving & where they're headed 3) Future Temperature Map: See future temperatures map (12 hrs on Wi-Fi, 5 hrs on cellular) • Buy 'Lightning' to unlock these 2 features: 1) Lightning strike push notifications up to 10 miles away. 2) See lightning on the map within 150 miles of a selected location. Note: • Payment will be charged to your 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: http://www.weathersphere.com/privacy • Terms of Use: http://www.weathersphere.com/terms • Any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when the user purchases a subscription to that publication, where applicable. storm shield is made possible by The e.w. scripps company & KMGH Denver, WXYZ Detroit, WCPO Cincinnati, WEWS Cleveland, RTV6 Indianapolis, KSHB Kansas City, WTVF Nashville, KMTV Omaha, KJRH Tulsa, KTTS Springfield, KFDI Wichita, WFTS Tampa, WPTV West Palm Beach, WFTX Ft. Myers, WTMJ Milwaukee, WGBA Green Bay, WSYM Lansing-Jackson, WMAR Baltimore, WKBW Buffalo, KNXV Phoenix, KGUN Tucson, KTNV Las Vegas, KGTV San Diego, KERO Bakersfield, KIVI Boise. Note: Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.
Storm shield app
by scottwatson57 on 2020/02/10 15:05
Excellent app
Alerts
by sallie frances on 2020/02/07 03:21
I’m supposed to get audio alerts and don’t. I’ve checked settings
Deleting this app
by Buglegirl1000 on 2020/02/06 15:00
Sorry. Our local TV station is using this app for their weather app and recommends it for your latest weather. I’m sure it is a great app, but when you download it and want to see anything, you get a notice to PAY— MONTHLY. I have enough of those apps already. I have several apps from other TV stations that don’t charge anything.
Undependable
by dlpruitt on 2020/02/05 01:53
The biggest snow event of the year approaching, the weather map shows the whole United States clear. This happens all of time. Don’t waste your money.
Really nice app
by 1saviour on 2020/02/04 12:11
A really great app....radar is kinda “iffy” or it would have EASILY received five stars.
Storm Shield
by BeaG7 on 2020/01/30 14:44
Storm Shield the menu is hard to navigate. I have not yet been able to access the radar from it. And it does not show the weather or temperatures for the day It is not “user friendly.”
Pretty good app, but this app needs to be updated.
by nicholas1w on 2020/01/15 13:42
I like this weather app to keep me safe, but could use updates, and some changes to the map and weather layers. Hopefully new updates come out soon for this app.
Nothing special
by sgmidf on 2020/01/15 02:13
I’ve been using the weather channel for a while and thought that I’d try this. The radar is slow to load and it doesn’t seem to give the option to stop the time progression that I’m used to with the other app. In other words, if I want to see the radar in an hour, there’s no way to stop it. Not worth changing.
A Great Weather App! 2020!
by Daniel Mizokzty on 2020/01/12 08:01
This App has been one of the Best Weather Apps that I could ever ask for, from Weather Channel to this App. I had this app for a long time. Especially I saw this app from YouTube! So I took the chance to use the App. It was Amazing that I could Track Weather, Temperatures, Warnings, and More! It made me feel like a Meteorologist. I have been fascinated with Weather for a long time now. Really Hope this Weather App will be Helpful and Useful to Others, who’re willing to use this app. I really Suggest this.
Bad
by gogobigdaddyslimjim on 2020/01/11 17:09
I used to love this app and it’s updates on weather but recently the app has had some bugs that keep it from having Notifications
Ugh
by AFAS641 on 2020/01/11 14:56
The old version was easy and intuitive. This new version is cumbersome. On top of it, they now want to charge you. There are other weather apps out there that are better and are free to use. Update: even after receiving a nice response from the app developer, I still stand by my original review. End of discussion Nov 2019 Radar keeps dropping out and won’t work. Canceled my subscription as well. Running on iPad Pro with latest iOS. January 2020 Radar only works when it wants to. Terrible app.
Works good
by marshallokie on 2020/01/11 13:12
Several river flood alerts in my area and app sent out warnings every time. Same with severe storm warnings, very happy with storm shield. Update 1-11-2019 App works great as alerts to any flood, tornado, severe weather warnings in my location. Thank you
I like the app
by Caliornia on 2020/01/11 00:35
First time used this app and it’s very helpful and has lots of Important information
Doppler
by teekamarie on 2020/01/09 23:48
I have a hard time receiving Doppler. I need this. Getting very frustrated
No More Updates?
by CrispyBiskit on 2020/01/06 19:39
According to your app here in the App Store you haven’t updated Storm Shield for a year. On your website you state the last update was in May of 2019. Whenever a developer stops updating an app it means one of three things...you are eventually abandoning this app, you’re creating a new one, or this current app works perfectly, no need to fix. What’s up guys? It mostly works ok. Has a hard time loading up first time it’s opened. I hope you are continuing to support the app.
Would like to see dark mode!
by Accounts 2 on 2020/01/03 18:16
This is a great app and the alerts are very informative. The app hasn’t been updated in over a year. I would love to see dark mode!
Great weather App
by VeryHonestReviewer on 2019/12/31 05:46
Love this App for the detailed maps and data. A great weather App.
Best service at
by Jerry593 on 2019/12/30 19:25
Great Application for weather and Alerts. I use it daily before I start my day
Works great on my phone but not on my iPad
by RobinP64 on 2019/12/30 01:36
I’ve had this app for years prior on my android phones and it worked great. Since I’ve had it on my new iPhone and iPad, it’s glitchy and rarely works on my iPad. It hardly ever loads.
Storm warning
by dundee134 on 2019/12/29 21:21
I enjoy getting my up dates from the sight it always right on keep up the good work ⛱🚴🏻‍♀️
“will not connect to app store after purchasing bundle.
by 294bss on 2019/12/27 21:02
Keep getting error it cannot connect to app store. Tried deleting and reinstalling.
Do not like
by old and forgotten on 2019/12/21 16:19
When this management group took over this tv station I thought things would be better, but they weren’t. This app shows us the weather, storms, etc we have already experienced. But they charge per month to see severe weather coming our way. It’s all about the benjamins. Some of us on fixed incomes can’t afford that per month. Think about that don’t we deserve to know what’s coming?
Heads up!
by tisa4711 on 2019/12/15 13:45
Storm Shield has been helpful in keeping our weather unaware children who live in four different states updated easily. I can send a weather alert that has notified me of an upcoming weather event to any of them so that they r not so “surprised” by the “sudden change in weather”. And we feel we have done our best so none can say “Nobody told me!”
Storm tracker
by magoorabbit on 2019/12/15 06:03
Storm tracker used to be free
Turn off Amber alerts
by DwayneWilton on 2019/12/06 13:44
This app does a great job of warning me of weather situations. However, it woke me up at 5:30 this morning for an Amber alert. I have those turned off on my phone, but there is nowhere in the Storm Shield app to disable them. Please add this feature so that I’m not startled awake by these alerts.
Filthy trash
by Alexa Alexa Alexa integration on 2019/12/01 16:31
I am never downloading this app again I had to get another app that would actually send me great notifications When I received my first notification from Storm Shield first of all I’m like this is a boring just a ring ringtone and then it’s just sending me win alerts I said it for every single thing and it’s sending me wind alerts this is a filthy garbage app I do not recommend this to anyone I only recommend this to people who wish to get bad notifications
Update
by Jmonahan12 on 2019/11/27 08:24
Please update
Love this weather app....
by Photo-jan on 2019/11/20 19:47
It’s easy to use and gives you weather in real time!
Never accurate
by g3ecnkas on 2019/11/12 18:44
Yesterday it showed no snow, today we have a storm alert
Sweet !
by Kark Lamar on 2019/11/08 00:14
I have several weather apps but this one is the best !
Would recommend
by Vlogmania 22 on 2019/11/03 12:35
I love this app! It works flawlessly and I downloaded is winter 2018 and it saved me from a tornado. Thank you so much developers!!!!!!!
It’s amazing
by dudjsisodhej on 2019/10/27 19:39
I just got this but i’ve been nin A tornado it is awesome!!!!
Best app of weather I’ve seen by far
by Drawerings person on 2019/10/26 21:32
I think I came across this app through YouTube while I was doing some weather research. Besides the Apple weather app, I use only this. Definitely very detailed and gives you almost everything in one. It can take a little long to load though. Overall, I definitely recommend getting this app and trying it out.
Almost perfect
by gdbjr on 2019/10/25 00:33
The only thing I don’t like about the app is that there are no notifications badges on the app. Add that and this would be a 5 star review.
Excellent Application
by Ukulele_Bob on 2019/10/21 21:53
Excellent application. I can just lose myself in my work or at play, confident any emergency weather situations will be brought to my attention.
Takes forever to load radar
by A.B. Normal on 2019/10/19 01:17
Not user friendly. Always takes a long time to load radar map.
Needs update
by ifhone on 2019/10/04 10:32
Crashes with iOS 13
Slo.......
by Disappointed Prime Member #2 on 2019/09/22 02:28
If you don’t pay extra it loads super slo............
How storm shield helps me
by he's burger he's on 2019/09/22 00:43
I am 11 and love this app and highly recommend this if you live in a stormy place
Alerts are great!
by Rockinbro on 2019/09/21 00:32
I love the weather alerts I get from this app. I really wish you could get the lightning alerts for free though. I don’t want to have to pay every month just to get this feature.
Worthless
by casspirate on 2019/09/15 04:03
It’s nowhere near being right most of the time. It’s 77 now and it’s saying it’s 89. Sorry I paid for this.
Love storm shield
by judditz on 2019/09/11 17:51
This app is so helpful and reliable. Use this on a daily basis. Really like severe weather notifications.
Ronnie Mohr
by let it blow on 2019/09/10 21:47
Really a great weather advisory app
Dorian
by Baker-K on 2019/09/03 13:04
Thanks so much for all the updates n hard work ❤️❤️
Push Notifications
by Kplan23 on 2019/09/02 22:27
Push Notifications seem to have stopped working. I love the fact that the Push Notifications are sent with audio which is clear a big advantage over the competition.
Sue
by Susantrainor3 on 2019/09/01 22:38
So thankful I just found out about this app. Helps to show us what is happening with this killer hurricane.
Great Application
by Iphonemaven6 on 2019/08/31 21:46
Keeps us up to date on weather conditions
sfinn12
by sfinn12 on 2019/08/31 21:05
only works if you have wifi or internet. difficult to work off data
It’s stopped working this week.
by Mo W. on 2019/08/31 12:20
I’ve been using this app for many years. I have come to depend on it when at home, away and especially while camping. This week, with a hurricane barreling down on my FL home, I get incorrect and non-existent data. Radar does not show this Cat 4 hurricane AT ALL! I’m sorry to say how dissatisfied I am.
Not to sure yet
by Hooversmom on 2019/08/30 22:01
Not finding this part friendly so far, where is the escape button after the alert to get back to the main menu? Like the weather alert. Will have to wait this out to see what happens.
Great app!
by Motorman86 on 2019/08/30 21:11
Up to date storm alerts and good radar. Use it when traveling and it has never let me down!
Rip off
by Lmccomb on 2019/08/30 13:37
This is aggravating, my nightly news told me to download for free, and it’s trying to take fees, but my card on my iPad expired! How do I stop it ! I took app off my iPad ,I do not use it! Help
Why not Canada
by ClevesKat on 2019/08/24 14:43
Great app but wish I could track Canada cities.
Storm shield
by Fruitness on 2019/08/24 02:56
I think it’s the worst version the old channel 25 at least it has where u could put the radar on future and didn’t have to pay for it which is crap and I don’t like this version at all we shouldn’t have to pay for a future radar that’s crap
I LOVE YOU STORM SHIELD!!
by wally12345na on 2019/08/21 16:16
Because of this app I now can monitor every location where my all family are located, and keep an eye on them. Having the option to turn alerts on and off is neat, but all the alerts is EXACTLY why I downloaded this app, I want to know if a pin drops in any of the locations I set up to receive alerts from. I have the free version here and it has saved me from a lot of worry, and kept me in the know when I needed it. THANK YOU Storm Shield! 10 stars!!
No alerts, despite receiving them from other apps
by MUdem on 2019/08/20 18:37
I’m watching a severe thunderstorm with hail come through and wondering why I never received any alert for it. Nothing. My alerts are on, my subscription is paid...but nothing. Please fix!
Worst weather app.
by Missyipad on 2019/08/19 06:26
I don’t review a lot But this was s terrible app. I finally gave up on it and canceled my subscription and deleted it and channel 25 news because of it. I’ll let just use channel 10 app they run better and seem faster.
What took me so long to get this app?
by late to the dance on 2019/08/18 17:50
I depended on the iPhone weather app. This is so accurate and comprehensive.
Too late!
by LLLUpNorth on 2019/08/18 16:28
This app used to work well but now I keep getting weather warnings that are dated days ago. When I bring the app up there’s nothing there, no weather statements or warnings because whatever warning was issued happened days ago 🤨 Makes the app pretty useless, since I don’t really care what the weather was two days ago.
Weather radio
by 101jenn on 2019/08/14 15:41
I think you should have a weather radio also.
Delete alerts
by to many tries on 2019/08/13 21:54
There is no way to delete alerts, sometimes you get several and you should be able to deleted expired and earlier alerts.
Time Lag....
by marlins9 on 2019/08/13 17:22
This radar app is not in real time. It’s about 5 - 10 minutes behind. For example....I checked the app to see how far away the showers were & it gave me a shot 6 minutes behind...actual time was 2:38 PM & it showed a radar shot of 2:30PM. The 2:30 shot showed no rain/clear but at 2:36 it was pouring rain. For a paying customer....this app should be in real time. I do have a subscription....99 cents.....3 1/2 stars 🌞☔️⚡️
Why?
by GARVIN45 on 2019/08/10 17:14
Why is it necessary to wake me up at 5 AM to tell me there’s fog or it will be hot two days later? Makes you want to not receive any warnings, which kinda defeats the purpose.
Future forecast gone
by LYRA SERAPHINE on 2019/08/08 14:38
This app used to run forward from the current time to show storm movement. Now it goes backwards and runs the radar from a past time to the current time. That is not helpful since it’s not giving me a forecast it’s giving me nothing at all.
Great App
by gregcourington on 2019/08/08 00:16
Great way to stay in touch with the weather.
GREAT Alerts
by ArizonaF40 on 2019/08/06 13:18
This APP is very useful when out in woods,etc. Never lets me down. Great at warning me when bad weather is approaching. Doesn’t send a bunch of annoying junk.
Notifications rarely work for me
by Reggae Ball on 2019/07/30 21:20
Could be more of an iOS issue, but either way accuweather ones still come through, but I would prefer this app because of its customization capabilities. Hopefully will be a 5 star soon for me! (And I do have the newest iPhone with the newest software, just iOS is still buggy) Looks like it already is great for most people though!
Why can’t I add location
by Weather whoever on 2019/07/29 00:01
Fine that site does not easily allow me to add needed location
Seriously we have to pay for weather
by RissaRen on 2019/07/26 23:54
No we have to pay to see the future track and lightning that we got free before.
Timely warning
by photomenot on 2019/07/24 18:04
Just got this ap yesterday and already it has proved very useful. Got a severe thunderstorm warning for my area before the storm was due to come. Very pleased to be a lerted in time to prepare.
Storm shield
by Tempertantrum987654321 on 2019/07/24 17:56
Bought years ago when it was more expensive. Now you want to charge extra for stuff. For a while SS was lot cheaper than I pd to start. Seems unfair. Sometimes stuff doesn’t show up too, just map I do like it when it works and having multiple locations however.
Love when it works!!!
by Lilysgram on 2019/07/22 19:24
I love this app when it works which seems to keep getting worse!! I keep up with family, some friends and places of interest to me. Right now it won’t do anything!! Nothing on radar even though I know something is. Restoring purchase has worked until the last couple of weeks! I reported it one time and was told to uninstall and reinstall but that wipes all my saved locations. Please fix this app!!!
Beware
by MomJ4 on 2019/07/21 00:33
I paid $4.99 for this App and for a few years it was very good. Now, all of a sudden, I can’t get any data because my subscription has expired. It would have been nice to have been told when I purchased it that it would expire. Beware or you could be disgusted and disappointed as I am.
Not worth it any more
by ejb1985 on 2019/07/20 01:09
I have an iPhone X, and ever since the update happened a while ago, it has now become glitchy at best. We just currently got out of a storm, and in the old version what ever the weather problems were it would state what it truly was. It now just says a special weather statement for your area, and sometimes it may tell me what the problem is. Again the glitchy problems. Moving on to when actual weather hits the area, weather maps sometimes load and sometimes it doesn’t, again glitchy. I figured and gave the benefit of the doubt thinking it’s my phone, so i restart it, and same thing. Glitchy at best. I have downloaded another competitor app, and do not have these problems. I used to like the alerts that it used to give and the quickness of the loading of the app, but now it’s just become frustrating.
Storm shield
by pathowell on 2019/07/19 13:26
The best thing ever I like the alarm that it sends
Got to pay
by Ruthymarire on 2019/07/18 11:18
This app does give weather alerts. But when you try to see what’s coming in the future you got a pay for it. What kind of weather alert do you have to pay for.
Storm Shield app
by DEM0459 on 2019/07/18 04:45
I have had your Storm Shield app since you first introduced it and up until lately I have been happy with it. But since I found out that the information is supply by somewhere in another time zone I have been less and less pleased with it. For instance, tonight on the 10:00 news Mike Nelson said it was still 81 degrees however when I checked my app it said 77 degrees. I know I don’t live in Denver but I’m not that far away that I would think I would have that much of a difference! Please, why can’t your app have its information loaded from here in your studios?? Sincerely, an unhappy app user.
Good app!
by suite310 on 2019/07/17 23:05
This app was worth the price!
Get this app
by Teslamodels3xy on 2019/07/12 00:13
I love this app. When there is an alert issued, Sometimes it will explain to you the situation and it’s amazing. Totally recommend it.
Great app
by girlygamer560 on 2019/07/11 19:13
I have a cracked windshield on my car and i live in colorado so the weather here is very bipolar in my opinion, and i got to watch out for hail, and this app notified me everytime a storm is gonna come. I really like this app, its helpful. Although the radar doesnt show up when i first open it thats a little sketchy but give it a sec and it will load! Besides, great app!!
Weather info at Anywhere anytime!
by Janezoo on 2019/07/05 22:09
Accurate covers the whole metro area and beyond !
👍👍👍
by d4239hdo on 2019/07/05 11:25
Best weather app ever
Great App
by Cygnus Deneb on 2019/07/02 21:36
You can depend on Channel 5’s Meteorologists to give timely warnings and excellent updates!
Excellent App
by Ro Dias on 2019/06/28 20:00
Only app I have on my phone for weather alerts that actually alerts me of impending bad weather. I would say that it is 99% accurate. Highly recommend.
Great to have
by cheriebsby on 2019/06/25 23:56
Awesome
Very Very Useful
by Cocrules on 2019/06/25 21:02
Being able to know future weather and dangers possibly harmful for life is always a plus and this does its job scarily well
No longer gives weather detail
by Rebb42 on 2019/06/25 11:12
Update June 25,2019: the developer advised that the “weather statement” is a National Weather Service” decision. While those words mean nothing, it’s not the fault of the developers. Otherwise, in severe weather conditions, this app gives clear and loud alerts/warnings and we have relied on it for years. I changed my rating to 5. I appreciate the clarification from the developer. ************************* Previous review: This was a great app but the audible weather alert just says “weather authority has issued a statement”. That is unacceptable. For visually impaired and all others, we need to hear the actual alert details. Now we have to walk to the phone, open the app and read the alert. Please fix this problem quickly. Thank you.
Lightning alerts should be included FREE
by HelloPretzel on 2019/06/24 18:15
$0.99 for lightning alerts is petty. Include them in the free version.
Rwatson
by rcled on 2019/06/24 18:09
I like the alerts it gives for where I am at and where I live. It keeps me informed..
Love it but
by lil nas x 69 on 2019/06/24 02:52
Only thing I don’t like is that you have to buy lightning warnings
Accuracy not reliable
by WChesterpizza on 2019/06/23 21:32
The timing of rain and percentage of possibility is way off. I don’t feel I can trust this app for rain chances. I do like the warnings for severe weather-that has been accurate and helpful.
Great app
by brandt miller on 2019/06/17 20:07
My personal meteorologist Mr. Joe Degregorio recommended this app, and based on what i am receiving on the alerts, he is once again correct to warn about potential severe weather. This app is amazing!
This App is amazing
by RoyaltyPoo on 2019/06/16 19:29
All around amazing this app accurately portrays and warns me of bad weather!
But....
by hhtjifuvjuf on 2019/06/16 01:52
This is a great app, but recently they’ve decided to charge extra for certain alerts & conditions, such as lightning. Go figure....
Save your $$
by RikSan50! on 2019/06/14 20:51
I've had this app for more than 2 years now. This is my third update to my review... Radar presentation is very good but somewhere along the line with an update, sometimes there’s no radar information. You have to close the app (double-click home button, close app) and restart it. It’s been like this now for about 4 months or so. Hope they can fix this.
Disappointed
by Frapi125 on 2019/06/12 01:30
Storm Shield USED to be a fantastic app but they recently deleted the radar and future radar forecast from the app. I bought this app a couple years ago and paid around 7 dollars for it. They then changed it to a free app a year later with all the same features. They recently changed it so now you have to pay 99 cents a month for for radar and future radar forecast. I NO LONGER RECOMMEND THIS APP. There are better apps with more features that are free.
Hit or miss
by Ohwrdami on 2019/06/07 05:51
This is one of several weather apps that I run. I’m in public safety and bots and apps monitoring various sources are how I stay up to the minute. I use StormShield for the weather alerts and quick glance doppler. Its hit or miss. I either get the weather alert (sometimes 2-4 of the same alert) or nothing at all. Its a little wacky because the NWS wire will have active warnings in place and the app is happy as a clam. For a free app with paid upgrade options its not bad. I just wish the alert portion of the app was more robust.
Very disappointed
by Creamcheese430 on 2019/06/05 19:51
I have had this app for years, originally paid for it. Now all of a sudden I have to pay more, monthly to get certain features to work? No thank you. I feel as if I have been scammed. I deleted the app from my phone. Perhaps Storm Shield should be featured on "Don't Waste Your Money"?
By Far The Best Radar!!
by p0669 on 2019/06/04 20:01
I love this app! The radar is so clear and it moves just at the right speed so I can track the storms timing. Very Happy!!
Was a ‘5’ / Now a ‘2’ at best
by Velocitoro on 2018/08/07 21:14
Of course I have used this app for years and it has performed flawlessly (and I mean that), but never bothered to give it a rating. It is only now that it has become so slow and glitchy that I bother to finally rate it. 1) I launch the app in the middle of a thunderstorm and deluge and the display at the same location shows not cloud in the sky. 2) If and when there is thunderstorm display, random blocks or quadrants of the display are blank. 3) The ‘Play / Pause’ display function may or may not decide to comply though its icon says otherwise. 4) Should the ‘Play’ display function decide to actually comply, the time-stamped storm movement may just stop in its movement or most likely it will cycle ONCE and then STOP rather than repeating through the prior 30-45 minute time span as it once did. 5) After having purchased the purportedly full app in good faith, the now optional ‘Future’ function for an ongoing monthly fee belies the app’s public service quality because if the technology to provide the information is already existent (ie, available to and paid for by the issuer), then it should be incorporated into the app for its existing clientele. Bottom line: Just get it together or it will be money wasted as people move on to another, more reliable, better app. Thanks for reading...Velocitoro
Ok, so I was wrong
by Scoot2mtns on 2018/02/22 18:31
This is an update from my last review. If you know where to look, the features I liked about previous versions are still there. So I up-rated my review to 4 stars. The problem is that finding the forecast stuff isn’t straightforward in this version. In this version there is a fairly large button with the options “Current” and “Future”. Click on Future and basically what you get is a “Pay Up” message. To get the old forecast features, click on the little, tiny “More” in the bottom right, up comes a screen with current data plus sunrise/sunset. There is nothing to indicate that scrolling down will get you the forecast for the week that you were looking for. No slide bar shows until you actually start scrolling. Original review - Title: Last update turned a winner into a loser Great app but it’s really not free. With the last update it will only show you what’s happening right now. I can open the door for that. To get any forecast data (i.e., what’s going to happen), you have to buy a subscription. And it’s not clear that will even get you an ad free experience.
Subscription features
by kRashkin81107 on 2018/09/24 16:02
I’ve read a lot of reviews that have the same complaint I’m about to make, and I’ve also read the developer responses to the reviews. I previously paid for this app years ago. And I get that the new version has all the same features as the previous version plus a few extra features. But the new features that require an additional monthly subscription, I don’t think it’s something that you should even be asking for an additional monthly charge for. Just have one flat fee of a few bucks to either upgrade to those features or raise the price of the initial cost of the app by a buck or two. I think the monthly charge to see future radar and lightning strikes is ridiculous. I would love to see future radar (could care less about lightning strikes), but I’m not paying .99 a month for it and I don’t think it’s fair to charge a monthly fee to see that. It doesn’t seem worth $12 a year, but I really would love to just have that feature if I could pay a couple dollars to add it if it’s that important to make a profit off of the future radar feature (lame). Otherwise I enjoy the app. Just think the extra subscription is ridiculous.
A Crappy and garbage app
by Rev Jude on 2019/05/18 06:56
I am a weather observer and when I first purchased this app I thought was pretty good. I contacted them and they got back to me in reference to my questions about the radar and also hurricane tracking? Now my son they are the speakers on and they want to charge you for them. I said something to them and they didn’t like it because I feel this way when we purchased these apps we can automatically get what is the add to it. All the other apps that I have do the same thing they give it to you accept with them. This app is very in accurate and also very horrible. It doesn’t tell forecast for nothing. I depend on it from my job and also packed a storm chase in this app is horrible. I do not recommend this app anyone. Do not practice is it a waste your time it’s garbage and very crappy. I wish I never purchased this app from them because it’s horrible. They only care about making money not a good app. I recommend AccuWeather even the weather bug is very good. Also any of the NOAA radar My radar apps are very good as well compared to this crappy app. I will add one more thing I do storm chasing and that was why I decide to get this app. I am a lesson learned from this garbage. Now are use other apps that a much superior to this crap.
Pretty good app.
by Aaaaaaaaaaaamr on 2018/05/28 20:58
Just got this but so far so good. Kept us up to date on the latest winter storms. Hopefully works as good on summer storms. Seems to use a lot of battery. Would like to see road emergency levels if possible. Since last update it's terrible. Radar takes forever to load if it ever does. Right now its a waste of money. Thinking of finding something else. Will not advise friends and family to get this. Last update is useless. I live in a flood area and no longer receive audible warnings. As long as i am awake i know water is rising. If in bed guess i will just drown. Keep up the great updates and no one will be alive to buy your app. Why would i want a weather app that doesn't notify me. Hope a tornado warning is never issued at night. Think about us and not your pocket. Ok got notifications back and then another update In May--- lost notifications AGAIN. What gives? Really starting to rethink this app AGAIN.
Best Alert App! 120%
by Worm56 on 2019/02/18 21:22
I am a certified storm spotter and storm chaser and I highly recommend this app to everyone, from the average person to weather experts. I am rarely caught off guard by weather but many people don’t pay much attention to the weather. Once you set this app up on your phone or tablet you will never be caught off guard by any weather. This app will alert you while your device is in sleep mode (screen is off). Also use your location tracking to alert you while traveling. This app will alert you before the news channels because you will receive the latest watches and warnings as soon as the National Weather Service issues them! Highly Recommended I can't say it enough, some people don't pay attention to weather. Continue your daily routines and let Storm Shield monitor the weather for you, this app might save your life one day!
Best App ever
by Staceymac0814 on 2019/05/01 01:52
Look we live in the Brighton Mi. Area and have a 14 year old son who is involved in 3 different sports all outside and let me tell you I’ve tried all the other apps and they don’t hold a candle to Storm Shield. He also snow boards here in Brighton so I really rely on this app foe sanity lol, thank you also for the Storm Shield Alerts for severe Storms I really rely on it I also have two dogs and yes we do hit the basement for severe weather and this app has saved our lives when I was pregnant with my son. I truly feel that all the other weather apps have tried and failed to imitate your wonderful work, please keep up the good work keeping us safe. Thank you so much and from this mom to others it is well worth the money to protect your family when you have the air on in the middle of the night and can’t hear the tornado sirens, this app will save your families lives.
No longer gives weather detail
by Rebb42 on 2019/06/25 11:12
Update June 25,2019: the developer advised that the “weather statement” is a National Weather Service” decision. While those words mean nothing, it’s not the fault of the developers. Otherwise, in severe weather conditions, this app gives clear and loud alerts/warnings and we have relied on it for years. I changed my rating to 5. I appreciate the clarification from the developer. ************************* Previous review: This was a great app but the audible weather alert just says “weather authority has issued a statement”. That is unacceptable. For visually impaired and all others, we need to hear the actual alert details. Now we have to walk to the phone, open the app and read the alert. Please fix this problem quickly. Thank you.
Almost Everything I Want
by Gamer3475 on 2018/08/08 23:39
This app is so close to being perfect. I really like the radar and the severe box overlays. The severe alerts are also great; I’ve never seen so many choices for different alerts. I also like how you can easily tap any alert box anywhere and see the alert details. The only reason I took off two stars is for the subscription. I hate apps that have a subscription versus a one time payment. Why do you think your app is so great that we have to keep paying for it over and over again? I don’t understand this model. Just let me pay for it once and be done. This isn’t cable tv. I really think I would purchase a one time IAP to get the storm tracks feature. This is the only feature I think the app in general is missing. But I would never get a subscription from an app. Just let me pay you once and be done. Don’t be greedy!
My severe weather lifeline
by Wxnow on 2018/04/02 02:17
As noted by the developer, they restored the missing watches/warnings/advisories and even added some that they didn’t used to have. Some bulletins were removed in an app update. Storm Shield addressed the concern promptly. Had a warning tonight pop right up on my phone and watch. This app makes following the weather in tornado alley simple. The nice thing is you can plug in multiple locations to receive alerts for. So if you live in the north part of town but work in the south part of town, you can get location specific alerts for both. It’s perfect for keeping track of the weather where older relatives live—if I see a “blizzard watch” pop up for my parents, I know to check-in on them. This is my go-to app! ——————————————————————-
Great app but needs improvement
by awargo4 on 2018/07/18 22:10
This app is great and has many useful features. However, it is ridiculous that I have to open my phone to figure out the location of a weather alert when the app could easily announce the location with the alert. Also, it’s ridiculous that a weather alert app lacks the option to make severe weather alerts audible even when the phone is on silent. If third party alarm clocks can do it, you can do it. Finally, it would be nice to have the option to select whether chosen alerts apply to all locations or only the home location *individually*. Currently, it can’t be done at all. I want to know if severe weather is near my family. I don’t want all of the weather alerts for them that I have turned on for my home.
Accurate and on time...
by KeizerKate on 2018/11/20 16:57
Alerts have always been accurate and on time. There are a ton of different alert options so you can set up exactly what is unique to you own location and region. For example as we get into the cold Northwest winter months, we rely on dense fog alerts, freezing fog alerts, rain and freezing rain alerts, flood watches and alerts, etc. If we know we will be traveling, we can set alerts for mountain passes, destination cities. If we just want updates about places where family members live, we can set those alerts too. We consider Storm Shield an indispensable tool and would not want to be without it!
App works great
by Kevin539 on 2018/09/09 14:12
This app literally nearly saved my family’s life when a tornado struck our neighborhood two years ago, and was very helpful during hurricane Irma. One of the nice features is if you allow it, it will track you so if you are on a trip it will give you up to date info on all sorts of potential hazards. From floods to fires and everything in between. There are so many hazards listed in the app you may want to turn off some of the notifications. Just to give you a heads up it’s going to make you jump the first time it goes off it’s loud and seems to go off when I’m the most relaxed or asleep!
Storm Shield app
by DEM0459 on 2019/07/18 04:45
I have had your Storm Shield app since you first introduced it and up until lately I have been happy with it. But since I found out that the information is supply by somewhere in another time zone I have been less and less pleased with it. For instance, tonight on the 10:00 news Mike Nelson said it was still 81 degrees however when I checked my app it said 77 degrees. I know I don’t live in Denver but I’m not that far away that I would think I would have that much of a difference! Please, why can’t your app have its information loaded from here in your studios?? Sincerely, an unhappy app user.
Misunderstood the New Monthly Subscription Fed
by renny2016 on 2018/06/25 23:59
After the app developers have taken the time to explain the changes - and that the most important thing is that you can still have the same features of the app without needing to pay a new monthly subscription fee - I’m updating the app review with more stars because it is the best most useful weather app I’ve come across! What I like best with this app is easily the watch and warning alert notifications. I would like to also mention that I was not given any reward for rewriting my review. Update: from 4 to 5 stars - I have weather app coverage in Canada!!!!!
New Updates And Pay Features Bad
by Mandyr735 on 2018/06/17 20:22
I’ve used this app for years and really liked it. It was great for seeing local radar and the general trajectory of storms. Previously, the radar showed the storms moving and the projected path and continued severity of the storm systems, generally only for the coming 20-30 minutes, but it was there. During hail and heavy thunderstorms, it was useful. Now, any kind of future casting is an in-app purchase, billed on a monthly basis. Let’s forget that any of us using this app have already BOUGHT the app in the first place. Way to nickel and dime us all!! I’ll find another real-time radar app st this point. The in-app purchased of basic uses while the touting of “free inclusions” of features that the typical everyday user doesn’t care about has left a very sour taste in my mouth. Avoid this app.
Awesome...
by Wolf(gang) on 2018/07/09 22:17
After the “Storm app” has been discontinued and replaced with a unreliable, confusing alternative I decided some weeks ago to go with Storm Shield. Living in Puerto Rico we just went through a strong Tropical Storm and thanks to this app I was able stay informed about track, thunderstorms, marine advisory etc. at all times. The available options in this app are outstanding and can be easily activated. App tops all other weather/storm apps I have tried and this will be here to stay and becomes my favorite to go through the current Hurricane Season. Thanks to the developer.
Still love but...
by GwynetteK on 2018/11/06 21:53
Update: I really appreciate the developers responding to my review. I swear I remember being able to see future tracks in the previous version, but I must be remembering wrong. Either way, this is a Great app & I will continue to use this as my main weather app. PS I still would LOVE the option of a one time fee for the future track :-D I still love the app but I really Hate that it changed to monthly charge to show Future track. I’d pay a one time charge ( as long as it’s not an exorbitant amount) but am not paying monthly fees. But I’ll still keep using it because other than that it’s great.
Some annoying issues
by golfnut1982 on 2018/03/02 20:12
Please tweak the location options like before. Uses a lot of battery and an annoying blue warning now appears. Not sure I can let it run all the time like before. Also, the app needs the location arrow to bring you back to your current location when you visit other places. Rearrange your locations would be nice and also a widget. Many features on the old version were better in my opinion. Update: latest version fixed the battery drain. Thanks for the fast update.
Why it’s a good app
by jeffrey grey on 2018/07/17 01:46
It’s the best weather app, because it lets you know what is going on. Weather is the most important stuff because in a Instant a tornado can just form and you have no clue about it and then you die from it. so I like this weather app because it just let you know what’s going on, in like the weather system and all that. it’s just a helpful thing when traveling or just sitting at work and all of a sudden it goes off and tells you if there’s a tornado or like a severe thunderstorm watch or if nothings going on, just a very helpful app.
Money Grab
by iTouchAppReviewers on 2018/02/03 02:02
Took away granularity of alerts and now charges us PAYING USERS monthly fees if we want other features. We paid once. Why on earth would we pay again? Go get MyRadar (there’s a free version). Used to be happy with this app, but not anymore. Greedy. To reply to devs: You do realize that giving someone 3 “free months” of a service that they didn’t want originally doesn’t make up for the fact that we paid $5 for an app that’s now free, right? It doesn’t put that 5 bucks back into our pockets for an app that everyone else now can have for free. Making us early adopters that helped this app grow, look like suckers. This isn’t how you treat paying customers. Tired of apps going this subscription route. It’s disgusting at this point. MyRadar is the way to go now, I guess.
It was a good app that I paid for...THEN...
by bobby50371 on 2018/06/27 18:55
This was a good app many moons ago… It would alert as to whether happenings wherever we were… And then one day some moron decided to make it free and then when I click on future radar it now asks me to pay for it. Bad form. So I have to pay a dollar per month to get future radar… But I paid five dollars for this app when it came out. And now it’s free and you have to pay for features that everyone else gives you for free. Time to move on. EDIT: I click FUTURE button on the radar it always shows the projected course, I have ALWAYS had this feature, Dont tell me I never had this with the old app, because it’s the only app I’ve used for weather radar for years SPECIFICALLY for this feature.
Added paid subscription
by JDubbDeuce on 2018/02/23 20:32
I have loved this app until now. With the most recent update, they added a subscription in order to get new features. This is an app that I already paid for, and should not have to pay for an additional subscription. People that paid for the app originally should be grandfathered in, and if you want to move to a subscription based fee going forward for people that are new to the app, then that would make a lot more sense. Storm Radar offers all of the new subscription stuff you added for free, and is now my main app, I am sure I will be deleting Storm Shield altogether before too long. I am tired of crappy excuses for getting greedy after supporting you guys for many years.
IAP
by Tim Delier on 2018/02/02 05:08
New review: Due to the developers response I am changing my review and giving it more stars. Their response is correct, all previous features and some new features do exist in the new build at no additional cost. In addition, the new UI is visually appealing. My original complaint is more focused on many developers / companies adopting an IAP / subscription, nickel and dime you model, and is a broader complaint than just this app. This is a great weather app, and I will still continue to enjoy it. I am just personally against the subscription components in a weather app. Previous review: Was a great app and have used it for a few years now, but the developers are getting greedy and jumped on the IAP / subscription model for parts of the application. Seems you have to have a subscription to use any services these days. It’s quite frustrating.
How is this not the #1 weather app!
by TheRealPolarVortex on 2019/02/11 21:55
This app has all the weather info I need and includes weather alerts from the NWS. Radar is immediately displayed at startup. Current conditions, hourly and daily forecasts are obtained with one touch. A long touch will pin a location and allow those conditions to be viewed. Storm Shield has replaced the local app which has shifted focus from weather to news. It has also bumped AccuWeather too. Thanks for a great app and keep up the great work!
Glad to have this app, very helpful.
by Jax1822 on 2018/11/17 04:47
For a busy family, this works. Being able to prepare in advance for cautious driving in the winter or for tornadoes in our area. It alerts you especially when weather conditions change in your area and media isn’t covering it. Over the road truckers can benefit in areas they’re driving through by getting notifications based on their GPS. Solid app, highly recommended.
Storm Shield is a lifesaver!
by Coming Girl on 2018/10/13 14:54
We use Storm Shield all of time during the monsoon season, we can watch the coming storms so the we don’t get caught up in flash flooding areas in Arizona, the alert system is wonderful and warns us on our phone of lightning storms and alerts that we should know ahead of time so we can plan our outings and errands. The Doppler Radar maps are real-time so we can see the progress and severity of a storm, I’m addicted to this ap! So thankful to have it!
I LOVE YOU STORM SHIELD!!
by wally12345na on 2019/08/21 16:16
Because of this app I now can monitor every location where my all family are located, and keep an eye on them. Having the option to turn alerts on and off is neat, but all the alerts is EXACTLY why I downloaded this app, I want to know if a pin drops in any of the locations I set up to receive alerts from. I have the free version here and it has saved me from a lot of worry, and kept me in the know when I needed it. THANK YOU Storm Shield! 10 stars!!
Terrible update
by Mrkstoy on 2018/02/10 00:06
I’ve used 2.4GB of data using this app in less than 1 week. I Removed it from my cell. This was the only app I used for weather prior to the update. Now not only my iPhone X battery usage has gone up But I’ve used over half my data in less than two weeks. It shows storm shield has used 2.9 GB of data and I hadn’t changed any settings. This update is terrible I don’t normally use more than 2 GB of data in entire billing cycle
4.1 is a fantastic update!
by MNMacht on 2018/01/30 22:57
I have been keeping an eye on this app, hoping for an update. It’s finally here and it’s great!!! The screen real estate usage is way better. The menus are cleaner and sharper. This is my new favorite weather app since the old Storm app was abandoned and I do not care for the new version. I only wish there was a dark theme since I am using a iPhone X it will conserve battery. It will also not be so bright late at night or early in the morning.
Double voice weather alerts
by Dee Comcast on 2018/07/06 15:51
I’m giving this app 3 stars due to the face the weather alerts comes out double and causes the voice alerts to double and overlay the voice about a Milli second off Update changing review to 5 stars I email customer support and they were able to get it fixed the problem was the saved and the tracked location were the same
Pretty good with some glitches
by boneandmandy on 2019/04/26 14:27
I have had this app for a bit over a year. I have had to uninstall and reinstall a few times because it tends to stop notifying me of weather warnings and watches. I have another weather app as well just to make sure I don’t miss anything. One of my biggest complaints is the “Special Weather Statements”. I get notified that there is a Special Weather Statement, but when I go to the app, there is nothing there. I then have to go to the NWS to see what I have missed.
Almost just right
by Rad kind on 2018/05/18 17:32
I have just downloaded it today. I really like the layout. It’s clean and it looks nice. I can see myself using it for the long term if it turns out to be reliable and stable. There is only one thing that I would really like to see changed. The past history on the radar playback only goes around 20 minutes. I prefer it longer, 1-2 hours. If there were an option to change this I would consider this my main weather app.
Was good, what happened?
by MysticTwilight92677 on 2019/03/28 13:29
Update: I can’t use the app at all. Nothing loads. I’ve uninstalled it twice and nothing has changed. I have become exceptionally disappointed with this app. The worst part is that I paid for it years ago. Today, everyone said it was supposed to snow overnight, every station was saying it was supposed to, including the station this app supposedly gets its information for my area from. I go into the app and nothing. 0% chance of snow. Nada. Zip. Zero. Zilch. For days. Now, there are thick heavy clouds everywhere, it’s started snowing and NOW it says there’s a chance for snow. What the hell??? That’s crap!!! Y’all may as well just pack it up and throw it out.
EW Scripps is a money hungry media outlet
by SkiandRun on 2018/02/26 00:51
We need to ignore all of their money hungry weather apps. Most of the info they make us pay for is free on other apps anyway. You just have know where to look. They have ripped us off with the other apps as well. They don’t have a separate weather provider. They are crooks and liars. Soon their apps will be an afterthought. They think their current users are dumb. Therefore thinking they can get away with charging us repeatedly even though we paid for the app. These app developers must have personal issues and take it out on current subscribers. Misleading the public is not a good way to do business.
Update ruined this app
by Greywolf1199 on 2018/02/03 13:57
This used to be one of my favorite apps, but the update ruined it completely for me and I have now removed it from my iPhone. It killed my battery life, and I know that this is being worked on, but it’s more than that. It refuses to load anything about my current location when I’m away from home, and even when I’m home, it fails to load even simple things like the current temperature. Maybe I will try downloading it again in the future, but right now it just doesn’t work. It’s a shame because I really liked the weather alerts. I will just have to look for something else.
Don’t buy!
by spburnell on 2018/05/30 05:50
After buying both storm Shield and Snow cast the developer decided to take away Futurecast and not even use SnowCast. In order to get Futurecast now on Storm Shield you have to pay more money. Don’t buy this they’re just looking for your money there a better apps out there. Just got a response from the developer. They stated that they did not take away any features and only added new ones with a monthly subscription. If anyone remembers, we use to have future prediction radar screens with the old version. Also, I purchased “SnowCast” with StormShield. That no longer works and they no longer support it. Don’t waste your money!
Disappointed
by Alomar 15 on 2018/02/24 12:47
I have had this app for several years, but I am recently disappointed in its effectiveness. I now receive no notifications whatsoever when weather alerts are issued for my area. I purchased this app specifically because of the notifications, and appreciated being wakened with an alert to severe weather. Now, no notification at all unless I open the app and click on a location. I have paid for an app that does not do the job for which I bought it, and have no reason to keep it on my phone. Do not waste your time/money in this app which is an ineffective version of its previous self...
Storm Shield App
by Fall Happiness on 2018/01/03 16:36
We constantly use Storm Shield to keep us informed for planning trips, working, daily travel, and house preparations if needed. We can look at other Cities where we have family/friends to check on their weather as well. Since our weather can change pretty rapidly it is nice to be able to know what to expect and how to plan anytime we want.
Terrible behavior
by GCS-MO on 2018/08/19 17:05
Update August 19, 2018 I received a note from the App Store that a developer had commented on my review. Thinking that maybe they had addressed/fixed the situation that I pointed out, I spent the time to check. Nothing. So who decided that I needed to spend time looking at the meaningless response they provided two months ago and I had already seen; Apple, Storm Shields developers, ??? What a waste of time. Still one star. Original Review - What a bad app. I went to forward a “Special Weather Bulletin “ and the app stopped me, insisting that I rate the app and write a review. No other options. I do not recommend this app at all. Find anything else!
Hit or miss
by Ohwrdami on 2019/06/07 05:51
This is one of several weather apps that I run. I’m in public safety and bots and apps monitoring various sources are how I stay up to the minute. I use StormShield for the weather alerts and quick glance doppler. Its hit or miss. I either get the weather alert (sometimes 2-4 of the same alert) or nothing at all. Its a little wacky because the NWS wire will have active warnings in place and the app is happy as a clam. For a free app with paid upgrade options its not bad. I just wish the alert portion of the app was more robust.
Radar not current
by GCC COH on 2018/08/09 02:07
The alerts are fine. The forecasts don’t always quite agree with local forecasts. But the most current radar being 5-9 minutes in the past makes a difference when storms are developing. Playing the loop right now gives me 9:30-9:50 pm, but it’s currently 9:58. Are the current thunderstorms breaking up or building strength? Can’t tell. Current radar shouldn’t cost a premium. Have to use Weather Channel app to get an actual current radar picture.
No More Updates?
by CrispyBiskit on 2020/01/06 19:39
According to your app here in the App Store you haven’t updated Storm Shield for a year. On your website you state the last update was in May of 2019. Whenever a developer stops updating an app it means one of three things...you are eventually abandoning this app, you’re creating a new one, or this current app works perfectly, no need to fix. What’s up guys? It mostly works ok. Has a hard time loading up first time it’s opened. I hope you are continuing to support the app.
On the Road
by Frau Banks on 2019/04/19 00:55
Driving from New York to Utah through the Southern states. The gas station attendant said, “Be careful. We are about to get some weather.” It started pouring and zero visibility. I googled the weather in Alabama. This app was an ad in one of the weather service article. So grateful! This helped us decide where to stop because we were in a tornado watch and I wanted the updates. This app saved us!
8 alerts in 24 hrs- not one with sound
by flatcoatmom1 on 2018/02/26 00:48
Have always loved this app and then you updated it. I lost my 3 of my 6 saved locations in the update and had to reload them . BUT worse thing is that I have lost all sounds with my notifications. I have reported twice in support. No response. It is not any of my settings! Deleted and reloaded app. Tornados and floods where I live this week. App with no sound alert. Not much use for weather app. See other folks have reported same issue. See on the Feb 16th you say app is fine. I am headed to find a new app that sends sound alerts like this one used to do!
What happens?? Broken
by Robert121571 on 2019/04/19 19:01
What has happend I’m no longer getting push notifications for weather alerts for my current location. Location is set always all alerts are enabled but I don’t get a push notice. We are under a flood watch and a tornado watch and not a peep from this app. I open the app and it shows the alerts but no push. I’ve even removed and reinstalled the app last week because same thing hoping it would fix it.
Heads up!
by tisa4711 on 2019/12/15 13:45
Storm Shield has been helpful in keeping our weather unaware children who live in four different states updated easily. I can send a weather alert that has notified me of an upcoming weather event to any of them so that they r not so “surprised” by the “sudden change in weather”. And we feel we have done our best so none can say “Nobody told me!”
Great app
by girlygamer560 on 2019/07/11 19:13
I have a cracked windshield on my car and i live in colorado so the weather here is very bipolar in my opinion, and i got to watch out for hail, and this app notified me everytime a storm is gonna come. I really like this app, its helpful. Although the radar doesnt show up when i first open it thats a little sketchy but give it a sec and it will load! Besides, great app!!
Alerts keep us up to date
by Ger999 on 2019/01/12 05:20
A Winter storm is bearing down on my city. This app with its detailed radar and reliable push notifications on winter storm warnings is keeping my family safe. It even announces special weather statements which gave me a heads up on my evening commute. This app will even read the alert to you. I recommend this app.
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