News Sentinel launches weather radio app

weatherapp.PNGWe launched a new iPhone app this week called Storm Shield. It acts just like a weather radio, sounding an alarm when severe weather is approaching, even if the phone is on silent mode.
You can program the app to watch for many different weather conditions, from tornado warnings to extreme cold watches to tsunami advisories. You can also select five locations you want monitored and have the app monitor wherever you are.
The app costs $4.99, but that’s a lot cheaper than a weather radio. Phase II of the app will include video streaming. It’ll be interesting to see how it reacts during this thunderstorm season.