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IPHONE Weather Apps review ?
08-13-2010, 10:44 AM
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IPHONE Weather Apps review ?
Anybody want to help me with a review of weather apps for the Iphone ?

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08-19-2010, 02:27 PM
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I am more than willing to help. Any particular apps to start with? I normally only go with free apps, as I am generally cheap - although I do make exceptions for things I believe in...
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08-19-2010, 02:46 PM
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Right now I am testing out TWC MAX, Radarscope and Pinpoint Lightning

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03-29-2011, 12:24 PM
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I am thinking about getting this one when it becomes available:

iMapWeather Radio
http://www.wdtinc.com/pages/imapweather_radio

Quote:Powered by WDT’s proprietary Integrated Multimedia Alerting Program (IMAP), the iMap Weather Radio is designed to provide consumers with precise alerts for their location, and up to four other locations, delivered to their mobile devices.


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04-26-2011, 09:29 AM
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RadarScope installed on the Iphone.

Like it so far. I just need to take the spotternet test so that I can get a puck.

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05-16-2011, 05:55 AM
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I did a blog on this not to long ago you can find my blog on Iphone Weather apps at http://www.jeffjams.net/blog but if your like me your too lazy to copy the link in haha so I coppied it for ya Smile

Here are some apps I use for Severe Weather

Radar Scope ($9.99) - Radar Scope is a pretty cool little app. It provides real time radar to you with overlay Severe Thunderstorm and Tornado warnings. Tap on the warning it will give you how many minutes it expires, tapping on the arror beside it will give you the text. Pretty sweet app.

OneTeam ($3.99) – This is a chat program you can use. I have it rigged up and tailored to chat to NWS on NWS Chat (NOTE: you have to have an account and be with Emergency Mangament or a Ham EOC Coordinar, or a “real” storm spotter. NWS chat is not for the public. Once you have an account set up you can check out http://www.jeffjams.net/nwschat for more information on how to configure One team for NWS chat with your ipohne.

IDAMAGE ($1.99) – This app is pretty cool, it will alert you if 1) hail size (when and where) 2) Wind gusts (and where it was) and if there is any damage 3) tornado. (where it was spotted, who spotted it, and if there was any damage) it also will give you a Severe Forecast directy from Storm Prediction Center. This app will also do Push notifications for different user defined regions that you can create. Cool thing about this app is you can go back in time and see past dates of hail, tornado’s and wind damage.

Weather Alert ($1.99) – This is a pretty handy app to have it will alert you any warnings in a particualr county that you pick out. You type your zip code and choose what warnings you can, and pick one of 5 sounds and your good to go. The one thing I don’t like about it is you can’t do more than one county with it.

Weather Alert USA ($3.99) – This application can be pretty useful, you can add unlimited cities in the “Forecasts and Alerts” section and see all the current conditions in one page, tap on the city, it will give you more information like forecast, radar, satelite, Temprature graph, and more. Cool thing about this app is you can also add unlimited counties to the warning list (bad thing is, on the Push notification it doesnt tell you what county it is) but still pretty useful, another dislike I have about this app is I always have to refresh it to get update warnings.

IMapWeather Radio ($9.99) - This is also a handy app to have, you pick upto 5 counties and this app will alert you if any warnings are in that area by a push notification. But thats not all it will do, it will read the alert to you by an audibile voice (“National Weather Service issuing a Tornado Warning for Whatever county until what ever time). Pretty cool app, you also have the option to listen to weather radio. It also has a radar within the application.

These are just some apps I got for Sever Weather.

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06-27-2012, 11:16 PM
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jeffjams Wrote:I did a blog on this not to long ago you can find my blog on Iphone Weather apps at http://www.jeffjams.net/blog but if your like me your too lazy to copy the link in haha so I coppied it for ya Smile

Here are some apps I use for Severe Weather

Radar Scope ($9.99) - Radar Scope is a pretty cool little app. It provides real time radar to you with overlay Severe Thunderstorm and Tornado warnings. Tap on the warning it will give you how many minutes it expires, tapping on the arror beside it will give you the text. Pretty sweet app.

OneTeam ($3.99) – This is a chat program you can use. I have it rigged up and tailored to chat to NWS on NWS Chat (NOTE: you have to have an account and be with Emergency Mangament or a Ham EOC Coordinar, or a “real” storm spotter. NWS chat is not for the public. Once you have an account set up you can check out http://www.jeffjams.net/nwschat for more information on how to configure One team for NWS chat with your ipohne.

IDAMAGE ($1.99) – This app is pretty cool, it will alert you if 1) hail size (when and where) 2) Wind gusts (and where it was) and if there is any damage 3) tornado. (where it was spotted, who spotted it, and if there was any damage) it also will give you a Severe Forecast directy from Storm Prediction Center. This app will also do Push notifications for different user defined regions that you can create. Cool thing about this app is you can go back in time and see past dates of hail, tornado’s and wind damage.

Weather Alert ($1.99) – This is a pretty handy app to have it will alert you any warnings in a particualr county that you pick out. You type your zip code and choose what warnings you can, and pick one of 5 sounds and your good to go. The one thing I don’t like about it is you can’t do more than one county with it.

Weather Alert USA ($3.99) – This application can be pretty useful, you can add unlimited cities in the “Forecasts and Alerts” section and see all the current conditions in one page, tap on the city, it will give you more information like forecast, radar, satelite, Temprature graph, and more. Cool thing about this app is you can also add unlimited counties to the warning list (bad thing is, on the Push notification it doesnt tell you what county it is) but still pretty useful, another dislike I have about this app is I always have to refresh it to get update warnings.

IMapWeather Radio ($9.99) - This is also a handy app to have, you pick upto 5 counties and this app will alert you if any warnings are in that area by a push notification. But thats not all it will do, it will read the alert to you by an audibile voice (“National Weather Service issuing a Tornado Warning for Whatever county until what ever time). Pretty cool app, you also have the option to listen to weather radio. It also has a radar within the application.

These are just some apps I got for Sever Weather.

Enjoy
Thanks for the great information Jeff, however, I am looking for some free iPhone weather apps that are compatible with VoIP hardware and hosted VoIP. Do you have any suggestions on free weather apps that are comparable to these paid ones? Thanks.
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06-28-2012, 10:27 AM
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abgelicalee8 Wrote:Thanks for the great information Jeff, however, I am looking for some free iPhone weather apps. Do you have any suggestions on free weather apps that are comparable to these paid ones? Thanks.


Most of your local TV stations will have a free Wx app, but with advertising.

WeatherTAP
HurricaneHD
SBW 2012 (skeetobite weather)
Weatherbug
Accuweather

But all these free apps have advertising on the main screens. They meet the basic needs, but if they have a pay version you will not have the adds and a more bells and whistles.

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