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Help Grow the Live Storm Chasing Platform in 2015

We have launched an IndieGoGo project to fund the Live Storm Chasing platform for 2015. Live streaming is a very expensive undertaking requiring many dedicate servers to handle the load of   people viewing the streams. We expect this number

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DNS Provider Outage 12/1

On Monday 12/1/2014 our DNS provider (DNSimple) was the target of a DDoS attack that created widespread outages on their entire infrastructure from early afternoon to late in the evening. We like to aim for a certain level of transparency

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Severe Weather Warnings

We decided to take the severe weather warnings we already had in place on our Live Storm Chasing map and make them more consumable over the web and social media. Since we were already processing this data it made sense

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Live Storm Chasing Now Includes Weather Reports

We just rolled out weather reports on our Live Storm Chasing platform. Powered by Twitter, these weather reports provide important ground truth from chasers in the field which can aid in public safety. We decided to use embedded tweets because we wanted

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Android Live Storm Chasing Update Released

We released a new version of our Android Live Storm Chasing app. The main feature of this new version is push notifications via Google Cloud Messaging, this brings a really great feature to Android that was previously only available in

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Android Live Storm Chasing App Released

We have released an Android app for our Live Storm Chasing service. This app provides a user friendly way to watch live chaser streams on your Android device. Previously our mobile website did not include a status of whether the

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iOS Live Storm Chasing App Released

We have released a Live Storm Chasing iOS app, this app is a universal app and works on the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch with iOS 6.1 and greater. This is the first ever live storm chasing app for iOS

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Instagram Photo Contest Winners

Thanks to everyone who entered our February photo contest on Instagram.  It was extremely hard to narrow it down to just five photos with so many quality entries. First Prize – SLXtreme 5 iPhone case and three giftable Tornado Chasers

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Share a Referral Code and Watch Tornado Chasers for Free

You can now get a free 2013 Season Pass of Tornado Chasers via our new referral program.  Simply share your own personalized referral code/link and if $40 or more purchased from it you’ll get a free giftable 2013 Season Pass

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Pre-order Tornado Chasers Bonus Episodes

We are releasing 7 bonus episodes cut from the 2013 Tornado Chasers footage.  These bonus episodes were conceived during our Kickstarter campaign as stretch goal rewards for our backers for putting us over our original funding goal.  We would now like

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