By Base Velocity, LLC
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RadarScope is a specialized display utility for weather enthusiasts and meteorologists that allows you view NEXRAD Level 3 and Super-Resolution radar data along with Tornado, Severe Thunderstorm, Flash Flood Warnings, and predicted storm tracks issued by the US National Weather Service. It can display the latest reflectivity, velocity, dual-polarization, and other products from any NEXRAD or TDWR radar site in the United States, Guam and Puerto Rico, as well as reflectivity and velocity data from Environment Canada radars. These aren't smoothed PNG or GIF images, this is native radar data rendered in its original radial format for a high level of detail.
Whether you are scanning reflectivity for a mesocyclone's tell-tale hook echo, trying to pinpoint the landfall of a hurricane's eye wall, or looking for small features like velocity couplets in the storm relative radial velocity product, RadarScope gives you the power to view true radial NEXRAD weather radar on your iOS device and Apple Watch.
When there are any Tornado Warnings (outlined in RED), Severe Thunderstorm Warnings (YELLOW polygons), or Flash Flood Warnings (GREEN polygons) in effect throughout the US, tap the warning button in the top right corner to browse the list of current warnings, view the details, and even zoom to the selected warning on the map.
Pinch or stretch to zoom in and out. Drag your finger around the map to scroll. Tap the radar sweep button in the toolbar to switch radars. Select one of the 156 different NEXRAD radar sites and 45 Terminal Doppler radars in the US, 30 other radar sites in Canada, and 2 in the Republic of Korea. Plot your current location by tapping the location button and optionally report it to the Spotter Network. Tap the play button to download and animate over recent images. Display the names of over 25,000 cities and towns on the map as you zoom and scroll. Tap and hold the color legend to see the data values.
Meanwhile, RadarScope will retrieve and display updated data automatically and intelligently (approximately every 2 to 10 minutes, depending on the radar scan strategy).
You can display data from NOAA's public access web site, our optional WDT feed (the default), or your AllisonHouse subscriber account. Spotter Network members can report their location and view the locations of other spotters.
The RadarScope Pro subscription is an optional auto-renewing subscription for $9.99/year. It provides access to real-time lightning data that animates along with the radar loop and up to 20 frames of radar data, including *extended loops* of Super-Res Level 2 data. Super-Res Level 2 data is still available to all RadarScope users without purchasing a subscription. RadarScope Pro subscribers can also access a data interrogation tool to quickly determine data values for specific radar pixels and an optional dual-pane mode for viewing two radar products side-by-side.
If you choose to buy the RadarScope Pro subscription, it will charged to your iTunes account. The subscription will be auto-renewed within 24 hours prior to the end of the current period at the same price you originally paid. Subscriptions may be managed and auto-renewal disabled via your iTunes Account Settings after the purchase. Once purchased, the subscription cannot be cancelled during the active subscription period.
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What's New in Version 3.3
• Display storm attributes for hail, mesocyclones, and tornado vortex signatures
• Layer picker for fast toggling of layer visilbity (long press on setting button to invoke)
• mPING test reports are filtered out after five minutes
• Fixed a crash when submitting mPING reports on 32-bit devices
• Fixed display of SPC outlook high risk
• Display Spotter Network severe weather reports (requires a Spotter Network account)
Awesome! Well supported.
This is the perfect real time radar app for local radar. It is still better than all of the rest.
This developer has supported this app very well and continues to update it.
It's only for 1 radar station at a time. It's the best thing for local radar. Get Wundermap for composite maps of the whole US and more.
UPDATE: The inclusion of storm attributes is a nice touch, but does not add to the value.
Costs too much, especially for Pro
No forecasts, whatsoever
Pro version costs too much
No lightning strike counter
UI is just OK
Radar is somewhat low-def
Some occasional lag
Other than that it's an absolutely fantastic a app, but don't buy this if you're just the average consumer. FOR WX GEEKS ONLY!!!!!!!!!! I love this update, especially the drawing mirroring when in split screen mode. I've been wanted that forever. Updates are always great. I just wish it was updated more often! Thanks RadarScope
My favorite radar app
Not for the casual weather checked, you'll want to take the time to go through some of the videos they have out to learn how to use this app to its full potential.
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- Category: Weather
- Updated: Feb 07, 2017
- Version: 3.3
- Size: 161 MB
- Apple Watch: Yes
- Language: English
- Seller: Base Velocity, LLC
- 2016 © Weather Decision Technologies, Inc.
Compatibility: Requires iOS 9.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
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- RadarScope Pro Subscription$9.99