The Weather Channel®
By The Weather Channel Interactive
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Now supports iOS7 and iOS6.
With over 200 meteorologists and our ultra-local TruPoint 15-minute forecasting technology, The Weather Channel® helps you plan the best day possible. Our favorite features include:
•Trusted forecasts help you plan your day, week, or even the next 15 minutes.
•Maps that offer past and future radar, as well as customizable map layers (radar, clouds, temperature, rain, and snow, among others)
•Severe weather push alerts & badges help keep you safe from threats like a tornado or flood
•Hurricane Central gives you the latest tropical storm and hurricane updates, so you can stay informed during the 2014 Hurricane Season.
•Travel Watch allows you to save your favorite travel routes and commutes to see how they will be impacted by the weather. Why sit in traffic if you can avoid it?
•Must see videos—everything from your local forecast to climate change.
•Choose from our beautiful, dynamic weather backgrounds OR upload your own photos (under settings)
•Refresh button for the most accurate and timely forecast available
•Swipe functionality between your favorite locations
•And for those of you who are as curious about the weather as we are, check out our detailed weather conditions, which give you the temperature, sunrise time, sunset time, wind speed, humidity, UV index, visibility, dew point, and pressure.
Don’t forget to check us out at weather.com and follow us on Twitter @weatherchannel for the latest breaking news.
We love when you take the time to provide us with your feedback. Please submit all questions and comments to http://feedback.weather.com
SUPPORTS iOS7 and iOS6.
*** Si tu móvil esta en español, nuestra aplicación sera traducida. Si quieres la mejor información meteorológica, pronósticos del tiempo, temperaturas y condiciones actuales del clima, descarga el aplicativo para tu iPhone ahora mismo. ***
What's New in Version 5.5.2
Bug fixes and other improvements.
No app is perfect is it?
No app can be everything to all people no more than one car can possibly be. This app will meet most peoples needs for good accurate weather in a decent format. We all visualize & read data differently so to some this app will be ideal & to others not so.
Accuracy seems to vary by area for some reason, not sure why?! For desert regions Weatherbug & Yahoo weather are much more accurate at specific locations but for major metropolitan areas this app is just as good.
I like happy, dynamic & colorful backgrounds for my weather & if they depict the actual weather & time I'm exceptionally happy. There are many other apps way better for that type of presentation. I also find the functionality of this app to be slower than many others, primarily radar. I also get freezes on that function. So for radar, I always use a different app!
If you're a huge Weather Channel fan, I think you will find this app to be at least a 4 star app & be happy. If you are not a tried and true devoted fan, I think you'd find it to be at least a 3.5 or more depending on your likes.
Changing the background
I love this app, & have been using it for awhile now. Being able to change the background is pretty cool. However, after the 1st photo I used, it no longer works correctly. Every time I try to change the background, all I get is the same close up & blurred picture, of what looks like a close up of the inside of a camera lens, with blurred snow/ice covering half of the lens. There is a blurred bluish looking sky. I tried 3 times to use one of my own photos, without any success. The background image that showed, no longer updates to a new one. And the one time I tried to get the Weather Channel's picture to show, the same blurred close up of the lens with snow on the outside of the lens, showed instead. Please fix this, as it's difficult to see the weather information when it's covered up by this blurred image, or one with too much detail in it. I'd really appreciate it, if you could.
The only use for this app is the radar. It is almost always horribly inaccurate. Examples include it saying that there will be 100% chance of rain for the next four hours, but there not being a cloud in the sky. Another example is how it has often forecast a 0% chance of rain for the following day, and then it pours.
The forecasts are so bad that I was beginning to wonder if I had accidentally put in the wrong city, but no, it is pulling forecasts for my city. I've heard that the forecasts that the weather channel uses are actually 24-48 hours old, which might explain it's inaccuracy.
I got an app for a local news station that provides far more accurate forecasts and will be deleting this one. A shame, because I like everything about this app other than the actual forecasts.
- Category: Weather
- Updated: Jan 13, 2014
- Version: 5.5.2
- Size: 24.0 MB
- Languages: English, French, German, Portuguese, Simplified Chinese, Spanish
- Seller: The Weather Channel
- Copyright © 1995-2014, The Weather Channel, LLC
Compatibility: Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.