How can I receive weather alerts during the ACL?
AUSTIN (KXAN) – With the risk of rain and thunderstorms during the first weekend of this year’s Austin City Limits Music Festival, it will be important for festival goers to have a resource for getting weather alerts outside. . The easiest way? The KXAN weather app.
Below is a step-by-step process needed to ensure that alerts reach your mobile device:
1. Download the KXAN weather app
The KXAN Weather app is a free download from your mobile device’s app store. The app is a valuable tool that provides access to current weather conditions, local radar, forecast videos and planners, weather reports, pollen counts, etc.
2. Define the location
Once the KXAN Weather app has downloaded to your mobile device, set the location by tapping the magnifying glass in the top center. Search for “Austin, TX” and press.
3. Activate updates
Once you have set your location, you will automatically return to the Home screen. At the top left of your screen, you will see an icon with three horizontal bars. Tap the icon to find the drop-down menu.
Tap “Settings” to make sure the “Forecast Updates” tab is swiped to the right.
4. Activate notifications
Depending on your mobile device, make sure to turn on notifications by going to your device’s settings, tapping on the KXAN Weather app and turning on “allow notifications”.
This will allow you to receive notifications for incoming inclement weather, nearby lightning, weather watches / warnings, and video updates from the KXAN First Warning Weather team.
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