WeatherRadar

Developer: Sparkling Apps BV

Current Version: 1.3

Last Updated: 3 months ago

Download Size: 5.8 MB - Download

Description:

WeatherRadar gives you live radar images and current weather as well as forecasts. One click away as a fast Mac app.

Just select a location, either by name or pointing on the map, and get both the weather forecasts as well as the radar images for that location if available.

All 155 NOAA radar stations are available with their latest radar images.
Detailed weather conditions and week forecast from any location worldwide.
Accurate, premium weather forecast data from Dark Sky.
Navigate to any place on the map and get the current weather and forecast shown straight away.
Keep the app in your dock so you have all weather info and forecasts available to you with a single click.

Features:
● Latest reflectivity, velocity, one-hour and total storm precipitation from any NEXRAD radar site in the US, Guam and Puerto Rico.


Radar Features:
● Map displays the latest selected NOAA radar station image loop
▫ Available radar types: Base Reflectivity (ground level), Composite Reflectivity, One-Hour Precipitation and Storm Total Precipitation
▫ Select any of the NOAA radar stations by location
▫ Select any radar station from the map
▫ Map zoom and pan
▫ Optional fill-screen map (fill the whole screen area except Dock and Menubar)
▫ Radar station location, user location, forecast location and radar range is optionally shown on map
▫ Notification if the radar is down for maintenance or technical error
▫ Map zoom and pan
● Radars are updated in about every 3-5 minutes in perception mode and every 10 minutes in clear air mode
● Radar sensitivity setting to filter out very light rain and noise

Weather Forecast Details:
● Detailed current conditions and weather forecast
● Weather forecast text summary
● Min and Max temperatures
● Current "Feels Like" (apparent) temperature
● Wind Speed and Direction
● Dew Point
● Humidity
● Rain fall information
● Local Sunrise and Sunset
● Units: Fahrenheit or Celsius & mph or km/h

This is the first version of WeatherRadar and we strive to make it the ultimate Mac radar and weather app. If you have any suggestions, please let us know. You can reach us at [email protected]

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Release Notes:

- Minor issue fixes.
- Performance improvements.

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Most Helpful Reviews

5/5
Version 1.2
Review by Spades Cloud Dancer

Southeast Florida - Where I live the radar app on my phone shows the radar and the forecast which is a nice feature, now I can see things larger using my computer. This app is well worth $3.99 to give it a whirl. The selection of locations is very easy to use and understand. However it took me a few minutes to get to my locations allowed in my Apple apps (go through the apple icon in the corner and go to prefrences to turn on location for this app) which I had to unlock the Computer, check off the box for the program to allow it to use locations before it would work. After I figured that out. I loved the radar map in motion so I can see where the storms are. Living where I do we have had numerous hurricanes and lots of summer daily storms after all this is Southeast Florida. Also radar is very important to know the directions and where the storms are coming from. We call our location the bubble. Storms will pass us by, we see dark skies in the distance, hear and see lightning but the wind and the direction of these storms either go north of us and south of us that why having the Radar helps us. With the climate change, we are feeling it Florida, what used to be predictable has changed. That is why I need a radar program that works just like this one to plan my outdoor living. Go to the beach, ride horses, walking, just being outdoors depends all on the weather radar. Being prepared for strong storms is important living in the tropics. Another benifit is it has a maps to choose many locations including, a weeks forecast for anywhere. So when I travel driving from state to state I will know ahead of time what the weather, temps, and other statistics for those locations are. Kudos to the programers and staff it took to get this program up and running with no bugs yet to be found, get into the app store for such a reasonable price. And a hearty thanks, after looking through all the other available apps this one I chose seems to be by far the best. I say highly recommended. 5 STARS

Found helpful by 6 out of 7 people
1/5
Version 1.2
Review by 356User

No help - There is no way to lock in any changes to your reporting stations or any changes you use beyond the defaults. I have written two emails with questions and recieved no answers. I am removing the program from my computer.

Found helpful by 11 out of 11 people