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Get CBS 6 Weather Authority App with severe weather, lightning alerts

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Posted at 12:24 PM, Mar 01, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-01 16:00:19-05
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The Weather Authority

CLICK HERE: Track the storm with WTVR CBS 6 Interactive Radar

Severe storms with damaging winds expected Wednesday

RICHMOND, Va. — Download the CBS 6 Weather Authority App to keep your family safe during severe weather.

The free app is the easiest way to track severe weather and Central Virginia’s most accurate forecast on your iPhone/iPad or Android phone or tablet. Plus, the app has enhanced features, like lightning and severe weather alerts, to keep your family safe. [iPhone/iPad App  | Android App ]

The Weather Authority App can track storms in your neighborhood by asking you to pinpoint your location on a map, so the app can send you customized alerts. Once your location is set, you’ll see a carousel with interactive radar, a daily forecast from our team of meteorologists, alerts, headlines, blog posts and videos from the CBS 6 Weather Authority.

The interactive map allows you to zoom in and out by pinching and panning, and add in layers like radar/precipitation, satellite, temperature, storm tracks and lightning.

If you want to adjust the alerts you receive, just go to the settings and customize them for your location.

Here’s a step-by-step look at our app and how you can easily customize app settings:

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