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Once loaded the first thing the weather app does is present the user with temperature and conditions of saved places. If more information is needed, clicking on one of the places will give information about rain, sunset times, wind and give an overview of the upcoming week with possibility to go even deeper and get more information about each day hour by hour. All information is presented in a logical, straightforward manner with a Material Design inspired look. See More
One of the advantages of Yahoo Weather is that the design is not so loaded with information when you open it that it is overwhelming. If your just interested in if it is going to rain today Yahoo will provide you that at a glance but it still provides all the details when you scroll down. See More
Yahoo Weather uses photos of locations in weather conditions from actual Flickr users. This inclusion makes Yahoo Weather as great to look at as it is to use. If you want more information about the photo the author's Flickr name is in the bottom right corner. See More
Weather Underground is packed with useful information and its charts are some of the best. Access to temperature, precipitation, and wind changes all on one chart make it easy to make predictions on when the storm will hit or the best times to be outside. See More
One of Weather Underground's biggest differentiating factors is the option to contribute to the weather forecast. Weather Underground offers both "sky reports" and "hazard reports" as methods for crowd reporting. Sky report allows users to report on the accuracy on the current weather forecast in their current location with either a check for correct or x for incorrect. This addition can help improve the accuracy of the weather forecasts with real eyes in the skys to check their accuracy. Hazard report allows users to report flooding, power outages, road debris, high surf, slippery roads, white out, and roads unplowed to warn other users in the area. See More
Weather Underground offers absolutely no push notifications; that means that even if there is a tornado in your area Weather Underground will not alert you until you open the app. Weather Underground only offers optional ongoing status bar notification for temperature and conditions. See More
Like most other weather applications, Weather Underground includes banner advertisements but in this application they don't feel as intrusive. Weather Underground included them at the top of the screen, out of the way of accidental touches, and they are smaller than the normal banner advertisement. If you decide to remove the advertisements, it is $1.99 a year. See More
Weather Underground pushes an overwhelming amount of information at the user at first glance. Sometimes it is difficult to find exactly what you want on the go. Other applications such as Yahoo Weather are much easier to read. But the advantage to this is the wealth of raw information available. See More
Weather Underground offers a very large selection of map options including: radar, temperature, precipitation, crowd reports, IR sat., wind, US fronts, visible sat., regional temp, severe weather, hurricane, active fires, fire risk, and storm tracks. Weather Underground also provides the weather station name and location if you touch each balloon of information on the map. The amount of options can be overwhelming but it is a useful tool if your interested in using it. See More
The overall theme of The Weather Channel app is bright with a consistent amount of Weather Channel blue. Fortunately the app also performs well. The app shares a similar design to the Google Play Store with scrolling tabs for "radar," "now," "videos," and "forecast." The scrolling tabs are very fluid and each tab is quick to load. See More
The Weather Channel app includes banner advertisements like most weather applications but unlike other applications that let you pay a dollar or two to remove them, The Weather Channel forces them on you. Even worse is that they are positioned conveniently at the bottom of the application right where you are likely to accidentally open them. See More
The Weather Channel application allows you to input a starting point and destination on a radar map and then predict if you will encounter any type of storms along the route. The feature needs work and doesn't always work properly but the idea is promising if improved. See More
AccuWeather uses Google's suggested app structure for displaying categories with scrolling tabs similar to the Play Store for "Locations," "Now," and "Hourly" etc. The UI is very clean and functional but not as visually appealing as other weather application such as Yahoo Weather. See More
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