Top 10 Weather Apps For Smartphones And Tablets

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Technology News Website Releases Its Top 10 List Of Weather Apps For Consumers

In our review, we found these weather apps to be the most accurate and most informative for the consumer.

This rough winter continues to get rougher. Cold temperatures, snow, ice and freezing rain have taken a toll on the majority of the United States. The first day of spring isn’t until March 20th, and the way things have gone, many parts of the country will still be dealing with bad weather well after that date.

A good weather app on your smartphone or tablet can be the difference between being home and cozy in front of the fire or stranded in your car on the side of the road. Just ask the folks in Atlanta.

Below is technology news website’s (twitter@techivus) list of the Top 10 Weather Apps for smartphones and tablets, which should hopefully help get you through the rest of this long cold winter.

1.    The Weather Channel
iOS and Android, No Charge

Still the favorite of 200-plus meteorologists and 15-minute forecasting technology help keep you as up to the minute as possible.

2.    Weather+
iOS and Android, $0.99

The New York Times calls it “the most useful weather app.” Great full screen video, and a 5-day forecast of all worldwide weather stations.

3.    MyRadar Weather Radar
iOS and Android, No Charge

Displays fantastic animated weather radar for your current location. Severe storm warnings from the National Weather Service are included.

4.    Yahoo Weather
iOS and Android, No Charge

Incredible photography matches up with your location, time of day, and current weather condition. 10-day forecasts for long-term planning.

5.    NOAA Hi-Def Radar
iOS, $1.99, Android, $2.99

Stunning hi-definition and real-time animated radar images. Includes images from NOAA satellites covering the Atlantic and Pacific oceans.

6.    AccuWeather
iOS and Android, No Charge

Customizable ‘My AccuWeather’ forecasts for specific health concerns and outdoor activities. Weather conditions updated every 15 minutes.

7.    WeatherCaster
iOS and Android, No Charge

Live Doppler radar maps along with extended forecasts from local meteorologists. Detailed next hour precipitation predictions.

8.    ClearDay
iOS and Android, No Charge

The New York Times says “ClearDay elevates the user, placing her at cloud level for a hushed, real-time weather tableau that puts the web’s goofy sunshine-rain-cloud icons to shame.” says “Way Cool!”

9.    eWeather HD
iOS, $0.99, Android, $3.99

Features include a Hi-Def Radar Widget, Weather Map Widget and an Earthquakes Map Widget.

10.    Fahrenheit Free
iOS and Android, No Charge

Community-powered weather forecasts. 30,000-plus personal weather stations report the most localized weather conditions.

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