FAQs: Receiving Severe Weather Alerts

How am I notified about Severe Weather Alerts? (3.)
To be notified when severe weather is coming, you need to give Storm Shield permission to send you push notifications. If you previously denied Storm...
Wed, 28 Jan, 2015 at 3:11 PM
What will a Storm Shield Weather Alert sound like? (3.)
Listen to this example of what you'll hear when you receive a severe weather alert from Storm Shield App.
Fri, 2 Oct, 2015 at 10:58 AM
Can I customize the alert sound for specific Weather Alerts? (3.)
Currently all Weather Alerts use the same default alert sound.
Wed, 28 Jan, 2015 at 3:12 PM
Overview (3.)
Storm Shield can send you severe weather alerts for your current and saved locations. To be notified when severe weather is coming, you need to give Storm S...
Wed, 28 Jan, 2015 at 3:11 PM
How do I add or remove weather alerts? (3.)
Tap the Gear icon in the upper-left corner of the screen, then Manage Weather Alerts. You can enable or disable alerts by tapping an alert type. Checkma...
Wed, 28 Jan, 2015 at 3:12 PM
I see alerts but I don’t hear the alert sound or voice. What’s wrong? (3.)
To hear sounds when a severe weather alert is issued, make sure that alerts are turned on for Storm Shield in your device’s iOS Settings app (Settings &...
Wed, 28 Jan, 2015 at 3:12 PM
I think I’m not getting alerts. What do I do? (3.)
Storm Shield app's storm-based polygon warnings are extremely accurate. Storm-based alerts help reduce false alarms by alerting you to severe weath...
Wed, 28 Jan, 2015 at 3:12 PM
Will I hear or receive alerts if “Do Not Disturb” is enabled? (3.)
If you set your iOS device to "Do Not Disturb”, alerts from all apps will be suppressed and you will not receive anything. iOS apps are not allowed...
Wed, 28 Jan, 2015 at 3:13 PM
What constitutes an alert for a Severe Thunderstorm? (3.)
The National Weather Service (NWS) has criteria that must be met to issue a severe weather alert. As an example, for a thunderstorm to be considered sev...
Fri, 24 Jul, 2015 at 11:49 AM
I appear to get duplicate alerts, or sometimes I don’t get every alert. Why? (3.)
Based on how Apple Push Notification Service (APNS) works, if the same alert is issued for multiple locations at the same exact time, the end user recei...
Wed, 28 Jan, 2015 at 3:13 PM