WKYT FirstAlert Weather

4.7 (8.3K)
66.8 MB
Age rating
Current version
Gray Television Group, Inc.
Last update
1 year ago
Version OS
13.0 or later
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User Reviews for WKYT FirstAlert Weather

4.74 out of 5
8.3K Ratings
3 years ago, joemama522
Good weather broadcast!
We’ve watched the WKYT weather team several times a day since moving back to Lexington 9 years ago. I took meteorology as an elective in my engineering curriculum and have been very interested since. I experienced the April ‘74 tornado outbreak while at Ft Knox raising my awareness for severe weather. Chris and Jim are a delight being local, competent, and confident. Ally is a lot better than Megan. I thought poor Megan was about to cry. If I could tell Ally one thing to improve it would be the definition of a period at the end of a sentence. Her monotone run-on sentences are very noticeable. Keep it up Weather Team.
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12 months ago, K--Dog !
It is so good to see the accurate weather forecast that y’all put on every day. Not only is it on tv I have the app where it is available on my phone. Knowing the weather is very important for me. It is right on the money as far as accuracy. I can’t imagine life without it. THANK YOU Charles Turner. !-!
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4 years ago, toes1961
This app is a waste
There is never any audio on the weather alerts on this app except for the commercials. You just end up seeing weather maps roll by with no comments.
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6 years ago, Fmmobl01
New changes are awful
I use this app multiple times daily and it has been perfect. But now if you want to watch a 30 second clip describing how the weather is going to change, you have to watch a 30 second ad first - and every ad is for Morehead for some reason. Then, once you get through that, the sound on the weather video doesn’t work even though it worked for the ad. They also made the app much uglier. Very disappointed with these changes.
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1 year ago, Chelojelo
Something’s changed
What happened to the voice notifications? Not only that, but I don’t even get a written alert notification anymore for severe weather. All my notification settings are turned on. I like this app, but I miss the alerts.
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5 months ago, In town Resident
Only two stars
It’s not up-to-date most of the time and gives inaccurate information. it can be pouring the rain at our location and show that there is no rain on the radar. The temperature is always different from the forecast on the TV, or on our own temperature gauge at our house, etc.. I understand that that are variables @ different locations….
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3 years ago, Crystal Deaton
Enjoying this app
I work outside daily with the public helping helping low income family with free cell phone so this app makes life so much easier
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6 years ago, KYWXgirl
Hate the new changes!
Have used this app for a long time now and loved it. But I hate the recent changes. The home screen used to give radar, current temp and the week’s weather at a glance. No more—that’s gone. And there are now so many ads you have to search for true weather data. Definitely NOT an upgrade! Please take some of these ads off and restore the good home page.
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1 year ago, Savvylassie
Current Radar is covered up by colored boxes.
Recently the radar has been cluttered by an overlay that frankly is a nuisance. I only want a clear radar fast as a truck driver without needing to push a button to put in motion. Putting it into motion and needing to pause at just the right place to get current information is not working for me.
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6 months ago, Wind Charmer
The Best station to get your forecast.
The best Station to get the current weather conditions, and All of the current news of the day.
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6 years ago, Kfed118
Go back to the old style!!!
I have always loved this app, but this update is terrible. It’s focused around ads more than the weather and for the life of me I can’t even find where it shows the current temperature. All I can find is what the hourly forecast is. My opinion, but they took something that wasn’t broken and tried to fix it......and now it’s broke!
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3 years ago, B wombles
This app is misleading. It is nationwide and setup to make money for each tv station that uses it. The local stations don’t report the weather on the app. It is coming from some source out side the state. Very misleading. Totally used for making money for the stations and very little concern is given for the weather. I DO NOT RECOMMEND THIS APP! Unless you don’t mind watching ads. And getting poor weather forecast.
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5 years ago, rdh416
Fix This App
Has been my preferred weather app for a long time. However, more than half the time now when I open the app, it says there’s a network connection problem. Only way to clear this erroneous information is to completely shut down the app and then open it again. Same thing happens on both my iPhone and my iPad. VERRRRRY ANOYING! Please fix this so I don’t have to find a different preferred weather app.
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3 years ago, Go - getter
Excellent service and update on local weather thanks for all you do
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1 year ago, hi hi baw baw
To much on the app. Just make it simple! Just give me the weather and that’s it. Nothing fancy!!
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3 years ago, coalminer_1951
Better than most free weather apps…but .. forecasting the weather for Harlan County is, at best…a guessing game…no matter who is doing the forecasting
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4 years ago, Fancy truck
I had this app for many years and now it keeps crashing I’ve deleted and re-downloaded it many times and updated it as well but I still can use this app, it won’t even open. I click on it and it takes me to the WKYT blue page them crashes making me go back to my home screen. Finding a new app if problem don’t fix.
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6 years ago, m13697AH
Pesky notifications
Ads everywhere, slow to load probably because of all the ads, you get unless notifications at all hours. I guess at least you can look at the radar and get a better idea of what the weather will do than the forecast they give you on TV, it hardly ever does what they are saying will happen at my house
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12 months ago, OoRyan42oO
Forecast Videos Lacking
They’ll occasionally post videos from earlier in the day with outdated information. The website is updated more often.
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5 years ago, oib46
Bad Changes
The app keeps getting worse. It used to be great. The new app is really bad. The past-now-future feature is totally worthless on the new app. Map now black background or all white!!!
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11 months ago, Chewy customer
Love the weather forecast as it helps me plan my daily activities.
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1 year ago, Tony and Donna
WKYT is what we watch each day for the latest news and weather reports!
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3 years ago, Sanibel woman
Review of wkyt weather app
I love the way this app notifies me and then with one click it takes me to the radar!!
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7 months ago, EXiSTiNCE
App works / Too many TEMU ads
The app itself functions as expected. However, I’m tired of seeing ads from whatever TEMU is with women’s breasts all over the place. It’s ridiculous! Please remove them.
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5 years ago, Worthless in Kentucky
Good radar, Bad app
App Won’t load at least once daily. Have to shut off my phone to get the app to open.
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1 year ago, Lexington Larry
Go to weather app for Lexington
This is my go to weather map for this area.
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2 years ago, JelybaB
Love it but
Most accurate radar in my experience but I’ve just switch to iPhone and there’s no widget for iPhone. Miss the widget
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2 years ago, bepic rocks
Thank you Jim
Jim is an awesome weather man. I love watching you all. Thanks for all your hard work
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4 years ago, 27sucks
I gave it one star because zero stars was not an option. It will show 10% chance of rain on the daily but if you look at the hourly for that day it may show a 90% chance in five hours. Hard to plan on the farm with that kind of lying.
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4 months ago, soon to not be a google fan
Every weather app i’ve installed looks the same. Layout generic with dew/humidity run together. Not as advertised. Start page same for 2 other apps.
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3 years ago, mrpianoman1985
Just Awesome!!
WKYT is always enjoyable and it comes over into the app! The app always lets you know what’s going on! Thanks WKYT
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6 years ago, Have to pay too much
Too many ads
I’ve used this app since it came out. But now after this last update you have more ads pop up and details of weather. It’s confusing and this new update was not worth it. I also work at a golf course so I need a good fast accurate weather app. This Was it.
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6 years ago, myself 22222
They made it terrible
Latest update to the app makes it hard to read. Ads are the majority of the screen. Previously all info was on initial screen; now you have to scroll & search for temp, humidity, etc. Was the best weather app around; now it’s just terrible. Not user friendly at all.
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6 years ago, Mrslaks
Needs home screen work
The home screen should immediately display the temperature without scrolling, like it used to. Now after the most recent update I can’t find the temp at all and I hope when they fix that they revert it to the old home screen style.
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3 years ago, Smiley58#1
Good radar
Good radar info and let’s me know what’s happening
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3 years ago, broadcuew
Chris baliley the Charlie Daniels of weather men
I’ve followed Chris for years he’s spot on more than any of the rest rock on !!!!!!
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2 years ago, Walker/ Runner
I feel this is a great time to have surgery on your feet and decide that life is great
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6 years ago, KanTuck
Do Not Waste Your Time With App
Radar does not work. As I type this, it is pouring the rain outside and the radar shows no precipitation. They just updated the app and it does not work anymore. Going to delete and find a new weather app. Don’t waste your time with this one.
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6 years ago, Msla runner
New update is bad
The new updated app is bad. Way too many ads. You have to scroll down to find the traffic report now. Don’t like this update and will find another app to use. Should have left well enough alone...very disappointed!!!
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4 years ago, amazing Gavyn
Already an amazing app!!!
I’ve had this app for about three minutes and it’s already amazing. A+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
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6 years ago, USAMixer
Horrible Update
The new update is horrible. It takes at least 30-60 seconds for anything to show up when I open it. I can’t even find the “Traffic” option anymore. It’s bombarded with ads. Not a fan.
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6 years ago, Itdontworkyo
Retract the update
I went to this app because it was easy to use after WLEX had updated there app. Now this one is terrible. It has been deleted
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3 years ago, jcopher
On spot!
Check daily so I know how to dress!
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6 years ago, 67coupe
Change it back!!
Since the latest update this app is awful. I used this app multiple times a day. But now it takes forever to load and it is completely useless to someone in a hurry.
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5 years ago, Aidensmom829
This app was wonderful in the beginning. Now it crashes often and I just have to delete and re-install it to fix it. The daily forecast is NOTHING like the news! I do like the radar though.
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3 months ago, GPSTOY
Weather review
When we tap the button to listen there’s no sound Yes, my computer, iPad and iPhone are working
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5 years ago, Scorpion is king of MK
Bad update
I updated my app today and now it won’t open. I’ve done all the usual tricks and nothing works.
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2 months ago, Little bear 💕
Too much
- 4:30am and trying to sleep- haha~ lightning has been detected in your area- wow no kidding?! Maybe turn it off with the BUZZZZ 😫
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6 years ago, commuterCH
Where’s the traffic report?
I used this app daily for weather AND traffic...now there seems to be NO traffic report that I can find- help!?!
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3 years ago, they wont except my comments
Took many adds
I wish WKYT was more concerned about providing a detailed weather forecast as much as they are filling the page full of advertisements
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