Thursday, September 20, 2018
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Weather info is at your fingertips

Springtime is prime time for severe weather in the Midwest.

Today’s sky watchers have numerous items at their disposal to predict the weather. Many simply reach in their pockets.

The Internet, local news and a radio are ways to check a weather forecast when skies turn from sunny to stormy. Many people also reach into their pocket or purse for the device they commonly use—their smartphone.

Mobile devices have changed the way many people prepare for severe weather. According to a recent survey by U.S. Cellular, 94% of cell phone users check the weather forecast regularly from their mobile devices.


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