When severe weather strikes, weather radios can save your life

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) The WMBF Storm Team brings you the best weather forecast using our area's only HD Doppler Radar on the air, and we're online for you 24/7, but when severe weather strikes, weather radios are the most reliable source for late-breaking and often life-saving information.

Midland Weather Radios can provide local and up-to-the-minute forecast about the severe weather in your area.

In our area, severe weather usually means hurricanes, but Storm Team Meteorologist Rob Hatchell says we're also at risk for severe thunderstorms and tornadoes too. And in the blink of an eye, Mother Nature can turn a beautiful day into a nightmare.

The WMBF Storm Team provides the best weather coverage online and on the Storm Team Weather App, but when the power goes out for days on end you can't get information from your television or mobile phones.

Midland Weather Radios are battery-operated, and work to keep you informed when there's no other source for the information that could save your life.

You can purchase your Midland Weather Radio from any area Walgreens or Kroger store. The Storm Team will be at the Kroger in Myrtle Beach on Friday helping people program their radio, but they're also provided a step-by step tutorial online.

Stop by and see the Storm Team on Friday to pick up and program your weather radio, because now if the best time to get prepared.

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