LAWTON, OK (KSWO) – The SkyWARN 7 Weather team is warning viewers about a couple of winter storms in the coming weeks, and we want you to be prepared. You never know what Oklahoma weather might bring.
That's why it's important to have the latest weather information right at your fingertips. Our recently enhanced weather app has an interactive radar, 10-day and hourly forecasts for any city. Plus, you can get urgent weather alerts sent immediately to your phone.
Our app lets you receive the latest weather information tailored to you, it’s like having the SkyWARN 7 Weather Team in your pocket wherever you go. Need an hour-by-hour forecast as soon as you wake up? We’ve got you covered. Planning your weekend? We’ve got you covered. Severe weather threat in the area? We’ve got you covered.
Our SkyWARN 7 app can tell you if the approaching storm has hail, strong winds or rotation. You can also turn on lightning alerts so you’ll know immediately if lightning is threatening your outdoor plans. You’ll get real-time severe weather alerts for any location you choose, so you can track the weather where you are or where a loved-one lives.
The 7News weather apps for iPhone- and Android-powered phones are robust and feature highly responsive interactive maps optimized for 3G, 4G and WiFi performance and include features like:
You can pinpoint your location down to a specific street for the best forecasting and alert accuracy. Push and hold your finger on the marker and drag it over where you are. You may need to zoom out a bit first.
Changing your location is simple, just click the name of your current city and add a new location using the + in the top right corner or select “Use Current Location” and click “Set as Home.” This will keep the weather and alerts current to wherever you are at the time.
Tailoring to you
Select Menu and go to Settings. From here you’ll be able to decide if you want to use Fahrenheit or Celsius, miles per hour or kilometers per hour and choose your default start screen. This is also where you can decide if you want to turn the status bar notifications on or off, use sounds, use LED lights or use vibrations.
This is also the area where you can turn National Weather Service alerts and lightning alerts on or off. It’s worth noting that lightning alerts are only sent when you set your Home Location to “Use Current Location” and you’re within our broadcast area.
We’re thrilled that you want to download and use our SkyWARN 7 weather app! Our app is completely free and is available for Apple and Android devices. Downloading the apps is easy: just search for 7News Weather in the Apple App Store or Google Play.
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