gRadar Lite by NBZ (Universal)
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Released: Jul 5, 2012
Version: 1.2.0
Size: 3 MB
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Ranking - Weather (iPhone)

Ranking - Weather (iPad)

gRadar Lite

NBZ
gRadar is a fast and reliable weather app that provides worldwide radar images on an interactive map (Google Maps). The app allows the early detection of developing precipitation, thunderstorms and high impact weather.

The perfect app for the outsiders and travelers alike, gRadar can animate one hour of rain/snow radar images so you can accurately tell if precipitations/storms are coming your way.

Features:

*US coverage, as provided by National Weather Service (NWS)
*Canada coverage, as provided by Environment Canada
*Australia coverage, as provided by Bureau of Meteorology
*Europe, Asia, Africa and South America coverage, as provided by EUMETSAT

*See exact coverage at www.nbz.ca/gradar


*156 US Doppler radar sites and 6 types of radar data:
-One-Hour Precipitation
-Storm Total Precipitation
-Base Reflectivity
-Composite Reflectivity
-Storm Relative Motion
-Base Velocity

*31 Canadian Doppler radar sites and 4 types of radar data:
-PRECIP Rain
-PRECIP Snow
-CAPPI Rain
-CAPPI Snow

*53 Australian radar sites and 4 types of radar data:
-Precipitation 64km
-Precipitation 128km
-Precipitation 256km
-Doppler wind

*Google Maps features:
-Panning
-Pinching (zoom in/out)
-Plan maps

*Animated graphics with configurable speeds and opacities

*One hour playback

*GPS position tracking


Supports, comments or bug reports: gradar@nbz.ca

What's new in version 1.2.0
-iPhone 5 support
-Change map mode for better rendering
-Minor bug fixes
Our verdict: Ok
  • + gRadar Lite is an ok, 3.5-star app.
  • + The app is free.
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