KIRO 7 PinPoint Weather by Cox Media Group (Universal)
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Released: Jan 3, 2014
Version: 4.10.800
Size: 76 MB
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KIRO 7 PinPoint Weather

Cox Media Group
With the KIRO 7 Pinpoint weather app, you can plan and prepare for weather happening in Seattle, Tacoma, Renton, Everett, Snohomish, Kirkland, Bellevue, Mercer Island and all of Western Washington. Get storm alerts and breaking weather updates targeted to your location. Track exactly where storms are coming from and when they will hit your neighborhood with the interactive KIRO 7 Pinpoint StormTracker. Get access to live stream and hour by hour weather updates from the experienced KIRO 7 PinPoint weather team.


Summary of Features:
-\tThere is a new radar in the weather app that matches the radar found on other digital platforms and also includes future radar to provide you with a likely path and outlook of storms. The radar has 250 meter resolution, the highest available.
-\tNew tracks - We added earthquakes and storm tracks as layers in the radar. Now you can track the location and magnitude of earthquakes as well for storms the speed, direction and type. Tap the “storm symbols” icon in the radar to see the list.
-\tPush alerts are FREE for more than 25 alert types including everything from tornado warnings to winter storm warnings and tropical storm alert types.
-\tNow you can scroll through the home screen to access most of what you need or want on one tab.
-\tPlace a location pin precisely where you want it for a specific address or any position on a map. When saving a location you can name it exactly how you want it.
-\tThe app works with identical features on tablet and handset.
-\tAdditional items added seasonally

The weather app also has these critical benefits and features:
-\tThe radar zooms down to your neighborhood or zooms out to check radar anywhere in the country.
-\tThe app provides Location-Based alerts. While many other apps offer alerts based on your county, This app supports a more precise type of alert issued for the most dangerous types of weather threats. More precision means you get alerts that matter to you, not false alarms.
-\tCurrent conditions, hourly and daily forecasts for any location you enter.
-\tHigh resolution satellite cloud imagery
-\tAbility to add and save locations
-\tA fully integrated GPS for current location awareness
-\tAdditional items added seasonally

*Data and alerting available for the United States only.

What's new in version 4.10.800
This release includes the following updates.

Location Management
- Press location in top bar to change, edit and add locations
- In the left menu for changing locations, press the 3 dots next to the location to edit location settings and make a location capable of receiving push notifications.

Visual Map Enhancements
- New color palette makes it easier to see the difference between map-based alerts

More Information Available on the Map
- Pressing on map based Alerts will show the bulletin text
- Pressing on Storm Tracks outlines possible storm threats
- Pressing on Earthquakes or Tropical Tracks provides more detail than ever before

As always we welcome your feedback!
Screenshot #1 (iPhone)
Our verdict: Meh!
  • KIRO 7 PinPoint Weather is a poorly rated app (2-star).
  • + The app is free.
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