Florida Storms

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About this app

Everything you need, nothing you don't. Florida Storms is not just another weather app with a radar. It's a clean and fast
interactive map that alerts you to every storm, while at the same time delivers credible real- time audio and text alerts from
the Florida Public Radio Emergency Network. Using a combination of Baron's exclusive storm track algorithms and the
expertise of a meteorologist, you're certain to receive the most up- to- date information on any potential weather hazard.

View the latest tropical weather updates from the National Hurricane Center, find out if you’re in an evacuation zone, check
if you're in the path of a dangerous storm surge, or just review a checklist of items your family should have in case of a
weather emergency. Once you have Florida Storms, you won't need multiple apps to prepare for the next "big one".
Whether it's just a routine lightning storm that might send you indoors, or a major hurricane threatening your neighborhood,
Florida Storms is the simplest and fastest way to stay informed of mother nature's next move.

Features of Florida Storms include...

-Live radio stream of the nearest Florida Public Radio Emergency Network partner station, with option to choose from
12 others in the state in case of evacuation or traveling

-Push notifications from multiple sources, including the National Weather Service, the National Hurricane Center,
Baron's exclusive Doppler radar, and local emergency management personnel

-The ability to set up alerts for other locations, such as your vacation home or evacuation destination.

-Interactive real-time mapping of high-resolution radar, lightning, future radar, satellite, hurricanes and forecast models.

-Our favorite feature: “The feeds” offer real- time filtering of information from official sources, such as the nearest

-National Weather Service office, the National Hurricane Center, Florida Department of Transportation, the FPREN
Storm Center and local emergency management offices.

-A simple, effective way to learn how to prepare for the next weather disaster, including what to do before, during, and
after a storm

-Updates from certified FPREN meteorologists, including Facebook Live videos and blog articles.

Florida Storms is completely free and developed by the Florida Public Radio Emergency Network, in partnership with the
University of Florida and Baron Critical Weather Intelligence. Updates from the Storm Center are provided by a team of
certified meteorologists at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, and are also available on
your local Florida public radio station's website or over the air.

The Florida Public Radio Emergency Network partners stations are WUWF (Pensacola), WFSU (Tallahassee), WKGC
(Panama City), WUFT (Gainesville), WJCT (Jacksonville), WMFE (Orlando), WMNF and WUSF (Tampa- ‐St. Petersburg),
WFIT (Melbourne), WQCS (Ft. Pierce), WGCU (Ft. Myers), WDNA (Miami, and WLRN (Miami). Repeater stations include
WJUF (Inverness), WMKO (Marco), WUCF (Orlando), WFSQ (Tallahassee), and WXEL (Miami). More information about the
Florida Public Radio Emergency Network can be found at www.floridastorms.org .
Updated on
Mar 23, 2023

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
This app may share these data types with third parties
App activity, App info and performance, and Device or other IDs
This app may collect these data types
Location, Personal info and 4 others
Data is encrypted in transit
Data can’t be deleted

Ratings and reviews

249 reviews
A Google user
September 20, 2019
This was a GREAT app, except for tolerable signal stability issues. It was my app to turn to as i travelled around the world, I could still listen to my favorite NPR station. Then in mid-2019, an update made it FAR MORE UNSTABLE and cumbersome. Trying to listen to even 5 minutes of news required 3-4 restarts. It was so frustrating, I was forced to give up. PLEASE, bring back the old version of giving us radio and weather with just ONE touch, not the series of hoops that I have to jump thru
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A Google user
November 16, 2020
This has been a great app, and was excellent even when it first came out. It is still the best radar app in Florida and has up to date emergency (hurricane) info. To those who have problems with this app crashing. I have also had this happen 2 or 3 times in years of use. However that problem is worse at this writing. In the past it has been resolved by deleting the app and reinstalling it. I hope an update will be issued soon.
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