NOAA Now provides the latest information from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration including: hurricanes and tropical storms in the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian oceans; mainland storms, including the latest tornado and severe thunderstorm alerts; worldwide animated satellite views; the latest marine conditions from the National Data Buoy Center; the ultraviolet index. All data is courtesy of NOAA, NASA and other sources where indicated. Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.
Improved animated radar view.
Ratings and Reviews
Disengenuous - beware
I was astonished to find that the app does NOT follow its own settings...when you first set it up, you are given three choices as a setting:
(1) Never use your location
(2) Use your location only while using app
(3) Always use your location
Well, I chose (2), because I thought it only fair that an application might need your location info while you are using it, so that it runs more efficiently or better, etc.
However, after I left the application - stopping it, I noticed that I still have a banner running at the top of my screen which says,”NOAA Now is Actively Using Your Location.
I went to the website to the privacy information located at the bottom of the page, and was informed that the company that runs and oh AAA now does not knowingly pass your personal information on to anyone. That being said, if that is the case then why does it need to run in the background, even when you have left the application and closed it? Because what it is telling you is not actually what it does. For that reason I am uninstalling this application and sending a notice to the Better Business Bureau about the company’s misrepresentation of its product.
Caveat emptor - let the buyer beware (even though this application version it’s free)
It's a great informative and scientifically oriented medium of delivering weather updates.
Only quirk would be each time you leave the app it closes what you were last reading and you have to go back and find it. Possibly adding a little notification pop up on the side saying how many new posts have been added since the post you began reading.
Just the facts !!!
With this program you can check the weather any where in the world. It works almost instantaneously to give you either a written statement of the weather or you can look at the pretty pictures . Either way you get the latest update available for any where in the world.
- Kelly Technology Inc.
- 86.6 MB
- Requires iOS 9.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
- Age Rating
- Rated 4+
- This app may use your location even when it isn't open, which can decrease battery life.
- © Kelly Technology Inc.
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.