I know the weather alerts are working now

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    sk1wbw

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    Wow...
     

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    Wow, is that true? :eek:
     
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    In my area right now. Crazy thunder and rain.
     
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    I hope you everyone out there stays safe!
     
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    There's a tornado on the ground near Camp Lejeune right now coming this way...

    I *might* be late for work today. :eek:
     
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    Stay safe & check in when you can.
     
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    Where are you at? I am in Durham.
     
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    I live in Hubert, but work in Jacksonville. And I just got another weather alert for another tornado warning...:eek:
     
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    stay safe man
     
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    It's NOT looking good outside. Power flickered off again and I keep losing Dish network.

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    Radar shows a CLEAR tornado loop coming at me now. ****.
     
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    So hopefully you made it through ok
     
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    Yeah, no reports of serious damage anywhere near me, thankfully. Heavy rain, but it cleared up later that afternoon. And turned a bit chilly.
     
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    Which app is giving you the alerts? Is that the standard Apple Weather app or one off the store. I love weather apps and have six on my phone. Most are free but the best looking one was $1 (HD 4cast).
     
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    it's an iOS 6 integrated feature that shows emergency alerts, but from what I know it only works in the US territory from US government, so if you live in the US you can find it under the notification settings.
     
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    I noticed these too, got one when I was at SFO this weekend.
     
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    I wonder if this is carrier related because I'm at&t and get nothing.
     
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    It is. A couple of weeks ago in seattle we got two blizzard warnings in two days, on Verizon, one of which was at 5 am. Of course there were no blizzards. The emergency warning makes your phone make a terrible noise and, in my case, has been disabled.
     
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    I don't see the setting anywhere, where is it?
     
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    Meanwhile, it's 62 degrees this morning in Southern California on its way to a high of 72 degrees and sunshine all week. :D
     
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    Yeah I remember reading about that. The blizzard was for the passes and Cascades but everyone's phones were blowing up over it and it was all Verizon.
     
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    One more comment like that and I'm marking you as spam!! :D
     
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    You guys be safe over there. You're in our prayers.
     
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    You should have seen the rain, man I got a free car wash! It's clear now but kinda sorta chilly and windy. And I've been to San Diego once, southern Cal. It was nice. July 5th. Day after a comic convention. Got off a sub deployment. No hotel reservations or flight reservations. Needless to say that was a long day.
     
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    A little off track of weather but on track for alerts on iPhone. I got an Amber alert in my area on Christmas Eve. I am happy these alerts are going out on iOS and I hope whoever went missing is back with their family.
     
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    Haven't gotten one of those,thankfully.
     

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