Severe Weather Alerts

When disaster strikes, you may have only a short time to make what might be a life or death decision. One of the most important things you can do is to be aware that a danger is present. Most of the injuries and deaths happen to people who are unaware or uninformed.

What you can do:
  • Obtain and use a NOAA Weather Radio - This is THE best way to receive weather alerts and will literally wake you up during the night, if in the same room. It's important that your Weather Radio have a battery backup, in case the power goes out.
  • Make sure you've turned on Wireless Emergency Alerts on all SmartPhones
  • In Greenville County, sign up for Code RED Alerts provided by Greenville County
  • Download Our Recommended Storm Watch + 'Wake You Up At Night' Alert App
  • Download one of the many other Weather and/or Alert Applications on your SmartPhones
  • Don't rely on just one - have multiple ways to receive Alerts and Emergency Messages. Power can go out. SmartPhones can die. Multiple ways can SAVE lives!

Our Recommended Weather Apps

NOAA Weather Radio, followed by Wireless Emergency Alerts, and then local Broadcast TV & Radio Stations are the best, most crucial ways to receive Emergency Alerts. As a secondary source, many of the SmartPhone Applications on the market, both for Android and IOS, can help alert you to severe weather. Here's a list of our recommended Weather Applications, that we use daily.

Our recommended weather ppps:
  • StormWatch+ - Our #1 Recommended App! A 'wake-me-up' mobile weather app that warns you when inclement weather is imminent.
  • Storm Shield - Severe weather alerts for your exact location.
  • Code RED Weather Alert App - Great for Greenville County residents, who want to receive local Alerts.
  • RadarScope - RadarScope is a specialized display utility for weather enthusiasts and meteorologists.
  • ClimaCell - Be prepared and plan smartly with global minute-by-minute and street-by-street hyper accurate forecasts.