Weather Lab - 3D by Weather Lab LLC (Universal)
Released: Oct 18, 2018
Version: 1.6.2
Size: 54 MB
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Weather Lab - 3D

Weather Lab LLC
The only 3D radar on iPhone® and iPad®, Weather Lab is for people that want to get the most out of weather radar. Dive deep and analyze real-time NEXRAD Level 2 data in rich, interactive perspectives.

Requires iPhone 6, iPad Air 2, iPad Mini 4 or newer.

There are two levels of Weather Lab–one is a paid in-app subscription. Keep it simple or go deeper with advanced radar inspection tools and access to more NEXRAD Level 2 products. Both give you the richness, power, and fluid control you demand to help you gain an enhanced mental model of your surroundings.

Weather Lab: Offers reflectivity and the radar views of scan (lowest scan) and volume.

Weather Lab PRO: Access all five NEXRAD Level 2 products and all radar views (including all angle scans).

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The Earth is not flat. Neither is the weather. The ability to view radar in 3D — the space in which it was captured — helps create a better mental model and improves situational awareness. Interacting with a more natural and fluid 3D environment assists you with the analysis of this complex visual information. To make this possible, we built it using Apple's high-performance Metal graphics layer.

Gain deeper insights by displaying and cutting through radar volumes in different ways:

Scan - Display radar in the form in which it was captured: A full circle scan pointing into the sky at a constant elevation angle. [Weather Lab: Lowest scan. Weather Lab PRO: Any scan in the current VCP.]

Volume - View the radar as four combined 3D isosurfaces, giving you the at-a-glance ability to understand the big picture.

Horizontal Slice (Weather Lab PRO) - Since any given scan ascends through the altitudes at an angle, a mental leap is required to understand what is happening at a single altitude. Now you have the ability to see a specific altitude.

Vertical Slice (Weather Lab PRO) - Cut through the radar volume vertically, creating a "wall" of data to allow instant interpretation of what is happening through all altitudes at once.

Level 2 NEXRAD Radar:
- Reflectivity
- Velocity (Weather Lab PRO)
- Differential Reflectivity (Weather Lab PRO)
- Correlation Coefficient (Weather Lab PRO)
- Spectrum Width (Weather Lab PRO)

NWS Warnings:
- Tornado
- Severe Thunderstorm
- Flash Flood
- Special Marine

Contiguous United States: 143
Alaska: 7
Hawaii: 4
Republic of Korea: 2
Guam: 1
Japan: 1
Puerto Rico: 1
Total: 159

NEXRAD radars continuously scan a 3D picture of the skies using one of several predetermined volume coverage patterns (VCP). Weather Lab provides you access to all scans in the volume, giving you the full spatial picture from which to visualize the structure of a storm.

Time: The last hour
Frames: 10-12
Controls: Play/Pause, Step Forward, Step Backward, Scrub
Playback Speed: 5000x - 250x real-time

Radar - Project to Ground: ON, OFF
Radar - Smoothing: None, Linear
Radar - Vertical Scale: 20x-1x
Map - Style: Natural, Light, Dark
Map - Political Boundaries: ON, OFF
Map - Roads: ON, OFF
Map - Cities: ON, OFF
Units - Altitude: ft, m
Units - Velocity: mph, kts, m/s
Units - Time: 12hr, 24hr, UTC

Weather Lab PRO subscription payment will be charged to iTunes Account at confirmation of purchase. Subscription automatically renews unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current period. Your account will be charged for renewal within 24-hours prior to the end of the current period. Subscriptions may be managed by the user and auto-renewal may be turned off by going to the user’s Account Settings after purchase.

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What's new in version 1.6.2
Bug fixes
Screenshot #1 (iPhone)
Our verdict: Great!
  • + Weather Lab - 3D is a highly rated app (4.5-star).
  • + It is currently 60% off its regular price.
  • + The app is also at the lowest price we've seen.
  • + Weather Lab - 3D is currently ranked #48 in paid Weather apps for iPhone, as well as #4 in paid Weather apps for iPad.
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