The John McLaughlin Storm Hunter WX 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 forecast 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
  • Radar/Satellite including:
    • US Radar
    • Local Radar and Velocity
    • Baron Button (Differentiates between rain, hail and wind shear)
    • Future Scan Radar 1 hour
    • Future Precip Accumulation
    • 24 Hour Precip Totals
    • Future Snow Accumulation
    • Visible/Infrared/Global Satellite
  • Storm Prediction Center Outlooks
  • Road Conditions
  • Visibility
  • Temperature/Heat Index/Wind Chill Maps
  • Radar Overlays Including:
    • Lightning data
    • Storm Tracks
    • Alerts
    • Surface Analysis
    • National Hurricane Center Hurricane Path
  • Interactive weather map with pan and zoom
  • 7-day forecasts
  • Safety Net Alerts

Built-in safety net weather alerts
 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 to eight places to be monitored for severe weather, including your smart phones current location, so you always know what’s coming.

Choose to receive any or all of these alert types:

  • Dangerous Storm Approaching (within 15 minutes)
  • Lightning in Area (within 10 miles)
  • NWS Flash Flood Warning
  • NWS Flood Warning
  • NWS Severe Thunderstorm Warning
  • NWS Severe Thunderstorm Watch
  • NWS Tornado Warning
  • NWS Tornado Watch
  • Storms in Area (within 25 miles)
  • Twisting Storm Approaching
  • Message From Trained Personnel (Personalized message from the Storm Hunter Weather Team)

Storm Hunter WX App Safety Net Alerts

Storm Hunter WX App Overlays

Storm Hunter WX U.S. Severe Winds Product

Storm Hunter WX App 1 Hour Future Radar

Storm Hunter WX Hail Swath Product

Storm Hunter WX U.S. Drought Monitor Product