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11 best weather apps for iPhone and Android smartphones 2021

Apps for storm tracking, finding the eye of the hurricane and those that deliver the weather with a little 1980s fun too

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Wake up in the morning, and you're almost as likely to check the weather as grab a cup of coffee. Even for those who spend most of their days working from home, knowing if the morning is going to dawn with blue skies or a downpour is something most of is would like to know. But today, there are apps that can tell you far more than the temperature of chance for some precipitation.

These 11 weather apps can be downloaded to your iPhone or Android smartphone, and deliver pollen counts, show satellite readings and even pull radar maps — all helpful, and for some likely fun, in planning your day or even the week ahead.



The Weather Channel

The Weather Channel

The Weather Channel

Is there a more informed expert on the weather than The Weather Channel? Likely not. And you can have that expertise delivered right to your device — both iOS and Android — through its dedicated app. Grab real-time rain alerts, forecasts two weeks in advance, and even breaking news videos with closed captioning.

The app is free to download, but some of the premium features are a bit more from $.99 to $29.99 for a premium annual subscription.


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