The WHNT news station in Alabama offers its viewers access to a free news app, which contains details about stories it covers in its broadcasts and on its website, as well as a weather app that includes forecast for various areas in the state. The station also has a safety alert app that automatically warns users about serious weather conditions.
The WHNT News app allows users to view current and popular news stories and entertainment pieces according to the content on the other station properties, such as its news broadcasts. It also sources content from other news organizations in the area and national entities that offer community coverage options. Another aspect of the app is the News Near Me feature, which allows the user to use her phone's GPS coordinates to see a list of news stories relevant to her current location. The app also allows users to submit photos to the news station pertaining to different events and situations.
The WHNT weather app LiveAlert19 contains forecasts for local areas in the state as well as surrounding locations as available. It also offers live storm tracking options that include weather updates and the ability to watch footage from the network through the app. The app also contains an interactive weather map that displays precipitation rates.
The WHNT Alabama SAF-T-Net app automatically sends users notifications about sever weather conditions in their area according to GPS location.