WSB-TV Weather by Cox Media Group (Universal)
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Released: Sep 11, 2012
Version: 4.10.800
Size: 83 MB
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WSB-TV Weather

Cox Media Group
Chief Meteorologist Glenn Burns and Severe Weather Team 2 have made the most accurate local weather app, “The WSBTV Weather App,” even better.

Atlanta’s most powerful weather app includes the following:

- There 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.
- New alert types - 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.
- Push alerts are FREE for more than 25 alerts types including everything from tornado warnings to winter storm warnings and tropical storm alert types.
- Now you can scroll through the home screen to access most of what you need or want on one tab.
- Locally crafted forecasts - Select a location inside the Atlanta market to see a local forecast created by WSB’s local weather experts. The app also tells you which member of Severe Weather Team 2 crafted the local forecast. National applications that come pre-loaded on your phone don’t have local experts focused solely on getting the local forecast right every day.
- Place 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.
- The app works with identical features on tablet and handset.

The WSBTV Weather App also has these critical benefits and features:

- The app is constantly updated with the latest area storm and forecast information and includes Severe Weather Team 2’s 5-day Forecast with the “Weekend Always in View.”
- Live Stormtracker 2HD Radar zooms down to your neighborhood or zooms out to check radar anywhere in the country.
- It provides Location-Based Storm Alerts. While many other apps offer alerts based on your county, The WSBTV Weather 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.
- Current conditions, hourly and daily forecasts for any location you enter.
- Level 3 interactive radar, animation/loops and visible satellite map
- Additional items added seasonally
- High resolution satellite cloud imagery
- Daily and Hourly forecasts updated hourly
- Ability to add and save locations
- A fully integrated GPS for current location awareness

*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!
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Our verdict: Good
  • = WSB-TV Weather has average ratings (3-star).
  • + The app is free.
  • + WSB-TV Weather is currently ranked #142 in free Weather apps for iPhone, as well as #80 in free Weather apps for iPad.
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