With Hurricane Laura set to hit the Gulf Coast, many cord cutters have been asking for more information about how to watch The Weather Channel for updates about the storm and its impact. Here’s how you can access The Weather Channel without cable, and a few free alternatives for live weather updates.
Live TV Streaming Services with The Weather Channel
fuboTV offers The Weather Channel, along with live local channels including FOX, CBS, and NBC for local weather updates. The channel is available in all packages, starting at $65 for the Family plan after a free trial.
AT&T TV Now offers The Weather Channel as part of one of its more expensive plans, the Choice package for $110/month.
frndlyTV is an affordable live TV streaming option with The Weather Channel, starting at just $5.99 per month for 15 family-friendly channels.
Three Free Alternatives to The Weather Channel
LocalNow is a free streaming service powered by The Weather Channel. The news app covers major stories, including weather updates. The app is available on Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, iOS, and Android, along with YouTube TV and Sling TV carrying the channel.
WeatherNation is a free channel with forecasts tailored to each user. Track current weather conditions, browse weather maps, and get alerts from the National Weather Service. The app is available on Android, iOS, Amazon Fire TV, Roku, Apple TV, Playstation 3 and 4, Xbox 360, and many smart TVs.
NewsON offers the latest news from over 275 local station partners in over 165 markets around the country and includes severe weather updates. The app is available on Roku, Amazon Fire TV, iOS, and Android devices.
Update: Haystack News has confirmed to CCN that it has added a dedicated streaming channel for hurricane coverage, drawing on its nearly 300 local broadcast and additional national news partners. Watch online here or on the Haystack News app on Android TV, Android, Chromecast, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, iOS, Roku, and smart TVs.
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Jess Barnes attended Edinboro University and spent years working in nonprofit before taking up freelance writing in 2012. Jess has been working for Cord Cutters News since 2017.