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Get the latest news and weather wherever you go with Local 5 and CW Iowa 23 shared WeAreIowa App. Check Central Iowa’s Most Accurate Forecast with the Storm Team that is always available, and the app can check your location to give you the forecast wherever you are.

Know what’s happening in your community with local news, and local weather 24/7 with the WeAreIowa App! News stories are updated every hour, so you can see what’s happening now in Central Iowa and get the top national and world stories, all in one app.

Send us story ideas, breaking news, or let us know there’s something you think we should check out! Share your photos with us to be featured!

Overview of features: – The latest local headlines, plus news from across the country – Stories you’ll only get from Local 5 – Interactive Radar and the latest Storm Team forecast – A full list of the latest school delays and closings – Send us Your Photos and Videos – Receive Alerts for Breaking News, Severe Weather and More – Share stories via Email, Text Message, and on Facebook and Twitter.


How to Download the WeAreIowa Alexa Skill

  1. Open the Alexa App
  2. Go to the Menu
  3. Select "Settings"
  4. Scroll down to Alexa Preferences
  5. Select "Flash Briefing"
  6. Select "Get more Flash Briefing content"
  7. In the search bar at the top, search for
  8. "WeAreIowa"
  9. Select "WeAreIowa"
  10. Select "Enable"
  11. Select "Edit Order"
  12. Move WeAreIowa to the top by selecting and shifting to top of page

RSS Feeds

Available RSS feeds from WeAreIowa.com

About RSS

RSS is an acronym for Really Simple Syndication. RSS is a format that enables web sites to share headlines and other content. WeAreIowa.com offers several different RSS feeds for use in news readers. These RSS feeds include a headline, short summary, and a link back to WeAreIowa.com for the entire article. WeAreIowa.com currently uses the RSS 2.0 standard.

How do I get RSS

First you'll need an RSS reader. There are several free versions available and some of the newer browsers incorporate RSS readers into the browser. The easiest way to find an RSS reader would be to select from the list that Google approves.

What are the terms of use?

The WeAreIowa.com feeds in the RSS format are provided free of charge for use by individuals for personal, non-commercial uses. The information we collect may be collected directly by us, or it may be collected by a third-party website hosting provider, or another third-party service provider, on our behalf. Attribution to WeAreIowa.com must be provided in connection with your use of the feeds. If you provide this attribution in text, please use: "WeAreIowa.com". If you provide this attribution with a graphic, please use the WeAreIowa.com logo that we have included in the feed itself. We reserve all rights in and to the WeAreIowa.com logo, and your right to use the WeAreIowa.com logo is limited to providing attribution in connection with these RSS feeds.

By using the WeAreIowa.com RSS news feed, you agree to be bound by the WeAreIowa.com Terms and Conditions. WeAreIowa.com reserves the right to modify these Terms of Use and the Terms of Service referenced above from time to time and without notice. WeAreIowa.com reserves the right to cease offering these feeds at any time or require you to cease distributing these feeds at any time for any reason.

To request permission to make commercial use of the WeAreIowa.com RSS feeds, please contact us. WeAreIowa.com will consider such submitted requests, but is not obligated to grant any specific permission request.

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