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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.



RadarScope

RadarScope

RadarScope

For those who geek on radar maps, this Android app lets you view radar maps that you can zoom into for incredibly specific detail. With RadarScope you can find a hurricane eye wall, but also pick up warnings on tornados, thunderstorms, flash floods and marine warnings as well. The radar updates every two to 10 minutes — and that's why you're paying $9.99 to download this app.


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