SE Michigan weather radar, alerts, updates: Download the WDIV Local4Casters app

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Heavy rains hit the region earlier this week.
Heavy rains hit the region earlier this week. (Pixabay)

DETROIT – One of my favorite things to do is check the weather radar. I find myself doing it obsessively.

Not in a bad way, but enough that my family and friends know this about me and routinely ask me to do it for them -- “Hey, Dave, what’s the radar showing?” How about downloading this app yourselves?!

I kid, I kid. I am more than happy to be that guy, because:

  • I want to know when the rain is coming and how much to expect so I can tell my friend to clear his basement. 🌧️🌧️
  • I want to know if there is lightning in an approaching storm and how many strikes are happening nearby so I can tell my kids to get inside. 🌩️🌩️
  • I also want the detailed forecast for the next several hours or days so I know how to plan ahead appropriately. ⛅ 🗓️

Are you like me? The WDIV Local4Casters Weather app is a must-have for anyone who likes to know how to plan for the weather before they head out the door.

Download it for free at your app store!


Download here: Apple Store Download here: Google Play Store


What sets this weather app apart from the rest?

  • Live radar and realtime forecasts from WDIV Local 4′s team of meteorologists. We have a team of trained professionals who have dedicated their lives to weather science and forecasting to keep their community safer.
  • Severe Weather Alerts -- Is there a severe thunderstorm approaching? Flooding? A tornado watch? You will have these answer right on your phone -- pushed right to you.
  • Hourly forecasts -- What’s the latest update on the rain? You’ll never ask this question again.
  • 48-hour, 5-day and 10-day forecasts -- Is the weekend a washout or what? This app keeps you in the loop.
  • Storm and snow tracking -- Where and when, exactly, is the storm? Another question you’ll have the answer to.
  • See and share photos of the weather -- Show everyone what you’re dealing with in your neighborhood. This is one of my favorite features because it keeps us connected as a community.
Local4Casters app (WDIV)
Local4Casters app (WDIV)

Download here: Apple Store Download here: Google Play


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About the Author:

Dave Bartkowiak Jr. is the digital managing editor for ClickOnDetroit.