Winter weather can be dangerous. Keep a close eye on conditions with these well-rated weather applications.
NOAA Radar Pro — Severe Weather Alerts and Forecast ($1.99) This app features radar images and weather alerts for the U.S., and satellite-based images for the rest of the world. ( Score: 98/100)
WeatherBug — Weather Forecasts & Alerts (Free)* WeatherBug features worldwide weather content, with a focus on providing targeted, neighborhood-level information. (Score: 96/100)
Weather+ (Free) Weather+ features the usual forecasts but also shares live video feeds from weather stations worldwide so you can see conditions for yourself. (Score: 93/100)
Dark Sky — Weather Radar, Hyperlocal Forecasts and Storm Alerts ($3.99) Dark Sky helps you to predict exactly when rain or snow will begin so you can carefully plan your activities. (Score: 92/100)
Snow Day Calculator (99 cents)* Will the kids have the day off from school? This app helps to predict snow days using information from the National Weather Service. (Score: 84/100)
Weather Underground (Free)* Weather Underground features crowd-sourced, hyperlocal weather reports from weather stations in users’ back yards. (Score: 96/100)
Weather & Clock Widget Android (Free) This app allows users to see time and weather data for every major city worldwide on their home screen. (Score: 95/100)
Weather (Free) This is a great weather app for those concerned with bandwidth consumption: Its footprint is very small, and its interface is simple. (Score: 95/100)
The Weather Channel (Free)* The Weather Channel tracks the world’s weather and provides local radar, alerts and original video content. (Score: 94/100)
Weather Live with Widgets Free (Free) Weather Live with Widgets Free allows the user to set his or her wallpaper to reflect live weather conditions and view current forecasts. (Score: 70/100)
*Available on Apple and Android.
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