(WTNH) — We developed the Storm Team 8 app to bring you the most accurate and timely weather information when it really matters.

When a big storm is approaching, you’ll be able to see our up-to-the-minute forecasts, live radar, and in-depth articles that explain the science behind Connecticut’s weather patterns.

Unlike other weather apps, you’ll get a forecast that is customized for you. The Storm Team 8 app is full of features including:

  • Live interactive radar with many layering options lets you track the storms around you
  • Alerts for severe weather go to your home screen and cue an audio alert
  • The most accurate hour-by-hour forecast for the next day and week ahead for Connecticut
  • The latest video forecast from Storm Team 8
  • Current weather conditions for Connecticut and anywhere in the United States
  • Share the weather conditions via text message, email, Facebook or Twitter
  • You can set multiple custom locations to track forecasts, alerts, radar, and more
  • Closings and delays for Connecticut
  • News and weather headlines from WTNH
  • Live streaming video from WTNH

Make sure you never miss urgent approaching weather by enabling our helpful Push Alerts. Here’s how to do that:

  1. Open the Storm Team 8 app
  2. Select ‘Menu’ in the upper right corner.
  3. Select ‘Settings’ from the drop down menu.
  4. In the Push Alerts section, enable Push Alerts from the National Weather Service (NWS) as well as Connecticut Lightning Alerts.

Thank you for getting the News 8 and Storm Team 8 apps for your iPhone or Android.