AccuWeather.com has launched a new location-aware application for
iPhone. The free application includes an array of weather forecast
information and offers weather alarms and health indices.
The AccuWeather.com app is location-aware, limiting the need to enter
user locations. Features include: animated, user-centric radar and
satellite; five-day local forecasts with high and low temperatures
and sky conditions for day and night; hour by hour forecasts; weather
videos including national, regional, and local forecasts as well as
breaking weather news, lifestyle weather, and several other
entertaining and informative choices; and health weather indices
including the UV, air quality, an Arthritis Index, and Flu Index. It
also sportsWeatherRisc graphs, which show probability of severe
weather conditions over the next eight hours and weather alarms.
The AccuWeather.com Weather Alarms issue notifications to users based
on certain bad weather parameters that are independent of
government-issued alerts. The Weather Alarms warn users of impending
rain, snow, ice, wind, wind gusts, and thunderstorm. The
AccuWeather.com application also relays government-issued weather
alerts when applicable for the user’s area.
To learn more about other free AccuWeather.com applications, go to
http://www.accuweather.com/downloadcenter.asp. To download the
AccuWeather.com Application for iPhone, go to the iTunes application
store online or on your iPhone.