Be Storm Ready with 3 Weather Apps for Tablets


As the seasons change, the weather becomes exceedingly unpredictable. One day it may be sunny and 80 degrees and the next day it is raining and bitterly cold. Because of this, people are looking for ways to stay up to date with the changing weather. One way to do this is through the use of weather apps. Many exist that can be downloaded to a tablet or smartphone, allowing users to know what the weather is like before they even go outside.

Check out some of our favorites below and be ready whenever a storm decides to hit.


Weather Underground

Weather Underground

Weather Underground is an app that is hyper aware of its location, meaning it gives some of the most accurate weather forecasts. The app connects to 200,000 local weather stations, allowing users to see forecasts based on their neighborhood or local station. See weather by hour, day, or 10-day forecasts.

Get information on temperature, humidity, chance of precipitation, visibility and more. A community feature allows users to report hazards, see webcams, and get reports on crowd volume. A built-in interactive map shows radar, satellites, heat maps and rain accumulations. Weather Underground is available for both iOS and Android.




Wouldn’t it be nice to know when it’s going to rain, not just if it’s going to rain? Well now you can, with RainAware. The Rain Clock feature counts down until the expected rain. When the colors hit the top of the clock you know it is raining. The clock can also show you what sort of rain to expect.

Each color represents a different rain level, between light and heavy, so if you’re going to be outside, you can know what to wear, or bring with you.

The app updates every minute to give users the most up to date weather forecast possible. View radar and cloud maps right in the app to see what direction the storm is coming from. Then share your rain time on social media to alert friends and family about a potential storm. RainAware is available for both iOS and Android.




Available in the US and across the world, AccuWeather gives up to the minute weather forecasts, helping users stay informed on what to expect with their local weather or when traveling. See animated maps and track a storm’s path from the time it starts until it is over. Receive a daily snapshot of the weather in any location to help plan what to wear and if any weather delays can be expected.

A minute-by-minute feature allows users to see a two-hour precipitation forecast. The app provides up to date push notifications with severe weather alerts, ensuring all users stay safe. Accuweather is available for iOS and Android.


Be ready for every storm by downloading these 3 weather apps for tablets. Get notified about the temperature, chance of rain and more and know how to prepare for every type of weather.

Have a weather app you love? Share it with us in the comments below.

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