The desktop application from The Weather Channel provides instant data about the weather conditions around the world and for any location of your choice. This new version of the app displays weather reports in an very attractive interface that is complemented with maps, videos, and other interactive content.
The application lets you know what the current temperature is in your chosen location, with additional details such as humidity levels, pressure, visibility, moon phase, winds, and more. You can save up to 10 locations in the favorites section, and browse through them easily using the horizontal grid. Besides the current weather, the app shows hourly and daily reports including 5 and 10-day forecasts.
There are other sections to explore in the app; one of the most interesting being Maps, powered by The Weather Channel and Microsoft Bing. It lets your browse different types of interactive weather maps with animated radar and layers to view clouds, UV index, wind, past-24-hours snow and precipitation, and more.
Apart from a renewed interface, this version includes new themes with a series of beautiful background images that you can change at any time. Moreover, the app can be minimized to the system tray and set to play sound alerts about severe weather for any of your saved locations.
In short, The Weather Channel App brings detailed weather information to your desktop in a way that is easy to browse and pleasing to the eye. It is an essential tool for those who want to be constantly informed about the weather conditions and climate events around the world.
- The app interface looks great
- Instant and detailed weather reports for any location in the world
- Includes interactive content, maps, videos
- Radar works only in the US, UK, and some regions of Europe
- Displays ads
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