Storm Shield brings you forecast videos and live video streams during severe weather coverage (when available) in these local media provider markets: Denver, Detroit, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Nashville, Omaha, Tulsa, Tampa, West Palm Beach, Ft. Myers, Milwaukee, Green Bay, Lansing-Jackson, Baltimore, Buffalo, Phoenix, Tucson, Las Vegas, San Diego, Bakersfield, Boise, Tallahassee.
When you install your app, you can choose your local media provider based on your home location. After your app has been assigned one of these local media providers, the Live Video button and Forecasted video will appear on the information screen for any location that falls within that selected local market. Your local provider will also provide the active closings when available. Please note, your local provider's icon will appear in the lower left hand side of the screen. If you do not see your local provider's information, please try uninstalling and reinstalling the app.
Once you install the app, please follow the instructions below to set up your local provider in Storm Shield.
Upon installation, you'll see the following on your screen. Click Allow.
Next, you will be prompted to select when to allow Storm Shield to access your location.
Always Allow is recommended.
If you allowed Storm Shield to access your location, as recommended, your home location should populate here.
If so, please tap on Yes.
This screen gives you an overview of Storm Shield's standard and premium features. Tap Next.
(Premium features are available to purchase through an in-app subscription.)
Here, you can opt to purchase the Premium Features. If you're not interested at this time, tap Not Now.
(Scroll down for more information about the Premium Features.)
In order to receive notifications of severe weather alerts, please tap on Receive Alerts.
Your Home Location will appear as the blue pin on the map.
There are 3 ways to access the weather information from the local provider:
1. If you've tapped on your Home Location Pin, tap on the Information Icon
2. Tap on the Local Provider's icon at the bottom left corner of the screen
3. Tap on the More option located in the location card
Once the local weather information populates, scroll up.
Once you scroll through the information page, here is where your local provider will display their information that can be accessed.
Tap on the play button to view the information.