NOAA Weather International

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Description of App: 

Retrieve real-time 7-day hyperlocal point weather forecasts and current weather conditions for worldwide locations from NOAA NWS and forecast.io (creators
of DarkSky) based on your current location or any location in the world.

Not only are NOAA forecasts the most accurate, they provide unique point forecasts for every square mile which take into consideration all the variables
affecting the weather at that point, such as altitude. This is especially useful in locations with highly dynamic weather patterns and is a great tool
for being outdoors.

-View forecast & current conditions for your current location.

-View forecast & current conditions for any location in the world by map.

-Save favorite locations to quickly retrieve forecasts for them.

-Hourly forecast

-Animated radar, cloud cover & wind imagery over Google Maps

-Map measuring tool to measure distance and elevation

-Hazardous weather alerts

-Notification Center widget

-Optimized for iPad

Please e-mail me at pandamoniumsoftware@gmail.com with any bug reports or features requests. Thanks!

Apple Watch Support: 

No

Version: 

1.5.3

Free or Paid: 

Free

Device(s) App Was Tested On: 

iPhone

iOS Version: 

10.2

Accessibility Comments: 

The developer has really made this very accessible and easy to use. Note that you can do a double tap on current conditions for more detailed weather information. Also, note that doing a double tap on the forecast that it will take you to the hourly forecast page. In the hourly forecast page you can also do a three fingers swipe left and right to get more hourly detailed information.

VoiceOver Performance: 

VoiceOver reads most page elements.

Button Labeling: 

Most buttons are clearly labeled.

Usability: 

There are some minor accessibility issues with this app, but they are easy to deal with.

Other Comments: 

This is a great and fantastic weather app that will give you push weather alerts, current conditions, forecasts for free. More accurate weather forecasts than what comes in the Apple stocked Weather app. Weather forecasts are also available for international users with the exception that it does not offer weather alerts notifications for those outside of the United States.