NOAA Snow Forecast - Accurate Winter Weather, Chance of Snowfall & Snowday Prediction
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END OF SEASON SALE! - 50% OFF - LIMITED TIME! - Simple yet powerful app that tells you how much it's going to snow in the next couple of days in precisely *your* neighborhood, instead of a forecast generalized to your whole city or larger area. Ideal for figuring out school snow days, for snow plow operators, for cities managing salt supplies, and for ski and snow resorts. If your winter livelihood involves snow, you need this app!
Shows NOAA's detailed and hourly updated snowfall forecast projections in inches on a highly responsive interactive map. Plus get NOAA warning boxes and general weather forecast on the same screen!
User Review - "The only snow prediction app that I trust with Michigan's crazy winter weather. Very accurate, and reliable!" - thefinerlife
- Install and go, no complex setup
- Animated snowfall overlay on map with 6 hourly snowfall amounts for next 2 days
- Check the detailed point snow forecast for any location on the map.
- NOAA warning boxes on the map for severe weather alerts
- Check the current weather + forecast for any point on the map
- Bookmark locations for quick access
- Fast Loading
- Intuitive Play/pause/manual modes for moving between frames.
- Select opacity of overlay to your taste
- Send screenshots from within the app
- Get fast support from within the app
Coverage: This app is only useful for users in the contiguous lower 48 US states and Alaska's populated coastal regions.
What's New in Version 1.31
Pretty accurate but weird
To it's credit, it's pretty accurate. The update includes a simple color scale that needed to be there from the beginning. I keep bumping into the drop pin icon while working the main panel, can't that be an option? The new font is harder to read. In order to get your snowcast you have to touch your pin and then hit yet another small icon to get to the forecast, shouldn't that be the main simplest, obvious thing? The only reason I hassle with this app is because like I said before, it's pretty accurate. And would it not be cool if you could also find out actual accumulations?
The NOAA premium app is supreme! It is fairly intuitive while still offering depth and a few cute features like the ability to snap a photo to create a weather post card ( your photo with the wx stats superimposed over the picture).
The real reason to get is to have access to the very best source of weather information available anywhere.
Forecasts, radar, wx notifications (message letting you know it's about to rain where you are, or any designated location), and lots of other wx information - including almost instant lightning strike info according to proximity from your location.
This app is well worth small amount it's offered for. I believe this is the only review I've ever written for App Store.
One of the more accurate/realistic snow forecasts
One of the more accurate/realistic snow forecasts. Takes a little time of playing around with to understand exactly how it works. Overall, easy to use and offers a good look at the upcoming snowfall in terms of totals and timing.
- Category: Weather
- Updated: Jan 23, 2015
- Version: 1.31
- Size: 10.3 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: WeatherSphere
- © 2012 WeatherSphere
Compatibility: Requires iOS 6.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.