Severe weather warnings to be sent directly to smartphones

By on June 28, 2012 at 10:55 PM.

Severe weather warnings to be sent directly to smartphones

National Weather Service Alerts Smartphones

The National Weather Service will begin sending severe weather warnings to smartphone owners in the path of a dangerous storm. The NWS’s new Wireless Emergency Alerts system will be able to warn Americans about impending weather, even if they are not watching television or listening to the radio. The system will notify people about approaching tornadoes, hurricanes, typhoons, tsunamis, flash floods, extreme winds, blizzards and ice and dust storms, the Associated Press reported. More →

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