OT: Dark Sky Weather App
jsessoms002 at nc.rr.com
Fri Aug 24 18:18:52 EDT 2018
Doesn't seem to be a downloadable version for the iPhone/Android.
On 8/24/2018 13:51, Alan C wrote:
> I don't know why you guys waste your money. This never fails:
> Alan C
> On 24-Aug-18 06:59 PM, Paul Sorenson wrote:
>> Thanks to Dan I've installed Dark Sky and am enjoying its depiction of the
>> hourly and daily weather forecasts. For precip I prefer "My Radar". It's
>> accurate, you can zoom in for good local depiction without pixelating and the
>> base app is free, with in-app purchases to extend coverage. It doesn't give a
>> surface analysis, but does plot winds so you can get a general idea of the
>> surface plot by analyzing the wind patterns. For in depth surface analysis my
>> fallback is the aviation weather prog charts.
>> My Radar - https://tinyurl.com/jrgo3gz
>> ADDS Aviation Prog Charts - https://aviationweather.gov/progchart/sfc
>> On 8/24/2018 7:57 AM, Rick Womer wrote:
>>> Thanks, Dan.
>>> Since the excellent Storm app was senselessly gutted and replaced by the
>>> slow and inadequate Storm Radar, I've been looking. Weather Live, Weather
>>> live (yup, the name differs by the capitalization), Weather Channel,
>>> AccuWeather, NOAA Radar Pro, Weather Bug, and Dark Sky and a few others
>>> have all passed through my phone.
>>> I like Dark Sky's forecast presentation, but would rather have a radar
>>> image than Dark Sky's "map". AccuWeather provides the same detailed
>>> information as Dark Sky ("Rain beginning in 20 minutes"). None of them
>>> provide a surface analysis (map showing high and low pressure areas and
>>> fronts), which Storm did.
>>> Weather observation has been an interest of mine since 5th grade, though,
>>> so I'm choosy.
>>> On Wed, Aug 22, 2018 at 09:19 Daniel J. Matyola <danmatyola at gmail.com>
>>>> If you are not familiar with Dark Sky, It is the best weather app around,
>>>> in my estimation. It provides very local forecasts such as "Light rain
>>>> starting in 20 minutes, ending 45 minutes later."
>>>> I rely on it to time my twice daily dog walks.
>>>> It has just undergone a major upgrade, which is described here:
>>>> Try it; I think you will find it very useful.
>>>> Dan Matyola
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