If you want to know real-time local weather, traffic, news and sports updates, you must have this channel called Local Now. The channel is powered by The Weather Channel. It streams all the stuff and contents from the Weather channel but you can customize the news according to your postal code. Local Now is a TV everywhere app that would require a pay-TV service provider subscription to stream the contents. It features nearly 200+ local stream and you can find your relevant news, current events, restaurant reviews, etc. Let us see how to stream Local Now on Roku.

Local Now on Roku

Step 1: Turn on your streaming device after setting it up with the TV. Connect it to the proper internet connection.

Step 2: Go to the Home screen and navigate to the Roku Channel Store by clicking on the Streaming Channels option.

Roku Home Screen

Step 3: Choose Search Channels.

Roku Channel Store

Type Local Now on the search field with the Roku remote.

Roku Search Screen

Step 4: Select the app from the search suggestion results.

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Step 5: On the app info screen, click on the Add Channel button. The app will be installed on your Roku.

Local Now on Roku

Step 6: Launch the channel and make sure to complete the initial set-up with on-screen instructions. Also, ensure to sign in with your TV Service provider.

Alternative Ways to Get Local Now on Roku

The Weather Channel

The Weather Channel

The Weather Channel is one of the channels available on the Roku Channel Store. It is the source for the Local Now channel. So with the Weather Channel, you can get all the news, updates, weather reports originally for various cities. You can install the channel and log in with your pay-TV service provider to enjoy the streaming.



AT&T TV is an amazing streaming service provider that offers 65 channels for $69.99/month (ENTERTAINMENT), 90+ channels for $84.99/month (CHOICE), 130+ channels for $94.99/month (ULTIMATE) and 140+ channels. Though Local Now wasn’t available, you can stream the Weather Channel to get local weather updates.


Fubo TV

Even FuboTV doesn’t offer the Local Now channel but it offers the Weather Channel. The three different subscription packs cost $64.99/month for a Starter Pack, $69.99/month for a pro pack, and $79.99/month for an elite pack. The Weather Channel is a part of its Family Plan to get all the latest weather updates.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Local Now available on Roku?

Yes. You can install the official channel from the Roku Channel Store and start streaming all the local weather updates on your connected TV.

Is Local Now free on Roku?

It is a free streaming service powered by the Weather Channel as a content partner. It focuses on more than 230+ cities.