Weather Alerts

Your #1 source for Weather Alerts happening inside the USA.

Here at we're a small group of big guys so we need a little extra time to get moving when bad weather strikes. We've built this free weather website to severe weather alerts and weather forecast without a bunch of ads and clutter. Our system gets straight to the point and doesn't hog-up resources on your desktop computer, smart phone or other device.

We make getting details about your local weather easy and free and we ask nothing in return. The weather forecast and severe weather alerts you will find here are highly accurate as they are derived from the same location as many big weather websites. The only difference is that we do it for free.

Being prepared when severe weather hits is of the utmost importance. The types of weather emergencies that a person may face obviously depends on their geographic location. So being prepared for severe weather means something different for people all over the country.

A few things that we all have in common is water, first-aid and power. You should always have at least a few gallons of bottled water stored in a safe place.

Having a weather radio on hand is also a good idea. When the power goes out due to weather it's good to be able to get weather updates. A weather radio will give you the ability to receive these weather updates. Some weather radios work even without power. These hand crank powered weather radios ensure that you'll be able to receive weather reports even when the power goes out.

Severe Weather Watch vs. Warning
Many people are confused by the meanings of tornado watch and tornado warning.

Watch If you see that the national weather service has issued a severe weather watch for your state this means that the potential exists. A weather system with the potential for creating that severe weather condition exists.

Warning If you see that the national weather service has issued a severe weather warning for your state this means that the severe weather condition has been spotted. In most cases you should take shelter immediately.

When using our Severe Weather Alerts System, if there are weather alerts in your area, you will see indicators which help to explain the weather alert.

These examples will help you understand what each indicator means.

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  • Urgency
    • Expected: This weather event is expected to happen.
  • Severity
    • Severe: This weather event is going to be a butt kicker. Expect damage and severe conditions. You should get to a safe location.
    • Moderate: This weather event should be respected, but should not cause major damage.
    • Minor: This weather event may cause minimal damage or outages.
  • Certainty
    • Likely: This weather event is most likely going to happen.