***POSTED at 1:59 P.M. on Wednesday, April 16th***
The WJBF LIVE Vipir 6 Weather app was launched Wednesday.
At this time, it is only available for Apple iOS devices, like the iPhone, and iPad.
The app is a daily weather resource for your smart phone, providing forecasts and current conditions like radar, satellite imagery, temperature and surface winds on a fast and fluid map. An easy-to-use slider lets you scan through the next 24 hours of forecasted conditions, so you can see what the weather will be like at times and locations important to you.
Current and forecast conditions based on city, zip code or your current location.
Nationwide radar, VIS/IR satellite imagery, temperature and more
Interactive weather map with pan and zoom
National Weather Service county and storm-based warnings on map
Integrated weather alerts with Baron Tornado Index (BTI) rankings
Built-in Weather Alerts:
WJBF LIVE Viper 6 provides fully automated weather alerts right on your phone, simple to use and more specific than weather sirens, with a lead time of up to 15 minutes before the storm hits. You can set up for four places to be monitored for severe weather, including your smart phone's current location, so you always know what's coming.
Choose to receive any or all of these alert types of special WJBF LIVE Vipir 6 alerts:
Storms Entering Your Area
Dangerous Storm Approaching
Twisting Storm Approaching
National Weather Service storm-based Warning:
Featuring the Baron Tornado Index:The Baron-exclusive alerts are accompanied by a simple 1-to-10 ranking on the likelihood of a tornado with the approaching storm cell. Called the Baron Tornado Index (BTI), this ranking is more local and accurate than regional alerts.