For the virtual reality thing they use the same softwares as Weather Channel, but unfortunatley the realization is much worse in quality.
This site live updates the tornado warnings as they happen.
Here are some stations to follow as they begin to happen. Just google the city name and tv station and you should see more. Not sure about each stations Geoblock. Might be hit or miss or turn on your VPN.
Local, experienced Birmingham meteorologist James Spann reporting from home during his stations breakfast programme, prepares his viewing audience for what will happen larer today. Mr Spann will be at the station on the air literally for hours and hours doing rolling coverage.
Reporting from the Mississippi capital Jackson, GMA Meteorologist Ginger Zee, informs the national audience what is expected later today.
The Weather Channel has increased their Torcon (Tornado Condition) value to a rare 9
Follow on twitter @NWSTORNADO. You will see the tornado warning issued the second its officially called by the National Weather Service and this is exact moment the TV stations get them. That way you can jump around from station to station following along with the coverage. Have a map handy.
Here is a list of the most popular stations in each state from NORTH to SOUTH. It should cover each state. Besides GA. They may be GEOBLOCKED. There are not the only stations. Google the other stations in each area and you may find another streaming coverage.
Jackson MS (state capital, largest city)
Huntsville, AL (technology centre, NASA areospace hub)
Birmingham AL (largest metro area)
Montgomery, AL (state capital)
Atlanta, GA (largest metro in the south, state capital)
Tornado watch until 7pm. This is a particularly dangerous situation. pic.twitter.com/Yrs2RhZfJw— James Spann (@spann) March 17, 2021
TORCON of course is a completely made-up parameter, but I think I remember James Spann saying they look at something like 65-70 parameters when deciding that. Edit: I mean STI, which isn't a made-up parameter
Edit: There are still tornado warnings up this morning, been a steady line of storms rolling in. #alwx on twitter (any state weather can be found by #XXwx where XX is the state abbreviation - helpful.
Edit 2: Oh, *watches*, not warnings,
Tornado Emergency in effect just south of Birmingham, Alabama. A human moment from @Spann just now: He paused anchoring to check on his wife. "Ok. She's okay. She's in the storm shelter." https://t.co/dApEF0vKF8 pic.twitter.com/sXwydwXlJV— Brian Stelter (@brianstelter) March 25, 2021