If you haven’t heard, there is a potentially historic storm headed straight for the Northeast.
If you’re in an affected area make sure that you have all the tools available to stay in the know.
Photo: Screenshot from WeatherBell
Several developers have figured out how to make something as mundane as the weather look absolutely gorgeous on your smartphone or tablet.
They all may do the same thing, but they show it in a all kinds of different ways.
Here’s a roundup of our favourite weather apps.
Check the Weather supercharges your mobile weather experience. We love the app because it integrates Dark Sky, an app that tells you down to the minute when it will rain.
Besides a precipitation checker, users also have access to an extended 10-day forecast as well as an hour-by-hour forecast.
Nooly was developed by top American and European weather scientists.
Nooly is a great weather app because it shows specific areas of a town or city and what type of weather is going on there. The app aims to predict the weather for every road, park, school, golf course and all places that you're interested in.
*The app can currently only predict the weather in in the US and South Canada.
Available for: iPhone and iPad
Dark Sky is one of our favourite weather apps. The app lets you know when it's going to rain down to the minute. In our experience, it's incredibly accurate. Plus its user interface is absolutely gorgeous.
Weather Bomb is an extremely detailed weather app that gives users seven days of data.
There are various views, but our favourite is the graph view, which gives the week's rain, wind, and cloud forecast at a glance.
Other data includes rain, wind, cloud, temperature, pressure humidity and wave height.
The Weather Channel has a beautiful app that allows you view hour by hour forecast. The feature weather-triggered imagery changes the app background based on your local weather conditions.
The app is available on all major mobile platforms, but we're especially in love with the design of the Windows Phone version.
Weather Underground is useful because the app focuses on local areas. So, in addition to providing you with a 10-day forecast and current temperatures, you can take advantage of over 24,000 personal weather stations, which report the most localised weather conditions.
Business Insider Emails & Alerts
Site highlights each day to your inbox.