Do you have a Windows Phone? If so, we've got some good news.
You can now get the Accuweather App for Windows Phone from the Windows Marketplace. And the best part? It's absolutely free.
"AccuWeather for Windows Phone 7 will offer accurate, localized and detailed weather news and information in a modern and clean format," said Pascal Racheneur, AccuWeather Vice President of Interactive Media. "...the app uses the rich Windows Phone 7 Developer Tools to create a dynamic application that provides users with easy access to everything they need to plan their day."
Severe weather alerts are now available right in the palm of your hand. Also, you can now enjoy multiple weather displays, including animated radar and satellite maps, Bing Maps and current weather videos in both English and Spanish.
Detailed forecasts are brought to you with stunning clarity and an easy to use interface, only on your Windows Phone!
Panoramic views are available with a simple swipe of the finger, and you can store up to seven locations and your current GPS location with nicknaming capability so you'll always be in the know of your local weather.
But, what kind of information can you get in your forecast? Well, you'll get location name and time, temperature, wind speed, wind gust speed, wind direction, humidity, visibility, UV index, cloud cover, pressure and times for sunrise and sunset.
The app provides accurate and localized forecasts for locations worldwide and updates each hour. Hourly forecasts are available for up to 24 hours while day and night weather forecasts are available for the next 10 days.
Day and night weather forecasts include lots of information like Accuweather's very own RealFeel® temperatures. RealFeel® temperatures describe the actual feeling of the weather outside based on eight key weather variables.
So, go check out the Windows Marketplace and download the Accuweather app right now, totally free. It's the best deal in mobile weather.
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While waters will be slow to recede across flood-ravaged South Carolina, a stretch of dry weather will provide favorable conditions for cleanup efforts across the region.
Joaquin remains on track to make Europe its final destination with a part of the British Isles and western Europe first facing potential impacts this weekend.
Despite Tropical Storm Oho not making landfall across Hawaii, rough surf will rattle the islands into Friday.
A storm system producing localized flash flooding and gusty thunderstorms will progress eastward across the Southwest states through the middle of the week.
In lieu of direct impact from Hurricane Joaquin, what led to historic rainfall in the Carolinas this past weekend?
Some U.S. cities are at a higher risk than others to experience the impacts of a hurricane in any given year.
Punta Rassa, FL (near Ft. Myers) (1873)
Hurricane destroyed town; 14-foot tide.
Ucluelet Brynnor Mines, Canada (1967)
Highest daily total of rainfall ever for Canada -- 19.61 inches in 24 hours.
Rotterdam, Netherlands (1981)
An F-28 airliner crashed, killing all aboard after apparently traversing a tornado shortly after take-off.