COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - Now more than ever it's important to stay aware of the weather no matter where you are. WIS is making that easier for you!
We're proud to announce a new and improved weather app from the WIS First Alert Weather Team is now available for your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch in the iTunes app store! The app is also available in Google Play.
The app is free and features radar, lightning strike data, lightning alerts, vertical and horizontal map display with looping, the highest resolution satellite cloud imagery available, exclusive Road Weather Index, color-coded weather alerts arranged by severity, 10-day, daily and hourly forecasts.
When you open the app, the radar uses GPS to automatically center itself to your current location. You can also save locations to quickly find current weather information and forecasts.
The radar uses Google Maps, and has layers that you can turn on or off to customize your view. You can also watch the latest WIS First Alert video forecasts.
To get your hands on the latest weather technology from WIS, go to the iTunes app store or the Google Play and search "WIS Weather" or text weather to 80310 for a link to download the app.
If you don't have an iPhone or Android phone, but would still like to stay informed, just log onto our mobile site at m.wistv.com from your phone's browser.