WeatherBug - Radar, Map, Alert

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Description of App: 

Download WeatherBug to Know Before™. Access the world’s largest network of weather and lightning sensors for the most accurate forecasts, the fastest alertsand more. Plus, our app is sleek and polished.Only our data is real-time, which allows us to see weather threats first, provide better forecasts and give the fastest alerts to severe weather! And onlywe measure “Total Lightning” so you get exclusive Spark lightning proximity alerts for your current and saved locations. Stay safer with WeatherBug.As you’ll see from the “short” list below, WeatherBug has more awesome data and content than any other weather app.Check out our fresh features:• NEW Refreshed User Interface – We’ve made our UI sleeker and easier to navigate than ever before. Come give it a test drive!• NEW Spark Alerts – Unique and beautiful, Spark turns your smartphone into a personal lightning detector. Get real-time, minute-by-minute, mile-by-milelightning monitoring from the WeatherBug Total Lightning Network. Now redesigned with a live lightning map to show you lightning strikes near you and acrossthe world!• NEW Lifestyle Forecasts – Do I run outside or go to the gym? Should I cancel tomorrow&;s picnic? Our new Lifestyle Forecasts identify and analyze specificweather parameters to advise you on how best to stay comfortable and have fun! Now get at-a-glance views on all Lifestyle Forecasts so you know what toexpect!• NEW Cold & Flu section – Stay updated on the cold and flu season! Find out where and when you&;ll need to be extra careful, along with useful facts onhow you can minimize your risk.• Real-Time Pin-Point Forecasts for 2.6 Million Locations Worldwide – The industry’s most accurate current, extended and hourly weather forecasts for yourneighborhood and beyond.• Push Notifications – Get severe weather warnings and exclusive Dangerous Thunderstorm Alerts pushed directly to your mobile device! Safeguard yourselffrom tornados, severe thunderstorms, flash-floods and more.• Extended 10-Day Forecast – Weather happens. Get the most accurate extended forecast and Know Before™ 10 days ahead.• Exclusive DTAs & Severe Weather Alerts – Minutes Matter. Our Dangerous Thunderstorm Alerts (DTAs) provide you 50% faster warnings to severe weather thanthe competition. Plus, you get National Weather Service (NWS) warnings and watches to stay informed of severe weather conditions at all your current andsaved locations.• Enhanced Interactive Maps – Enjoy our enhanced maps with multiple layers such as Doppler radar, humidity, pressure, wind speed, high/low forecast, traffic,satellite imaging and more!• Live Weather Cams – View live images from over 2,000 weather cameras across the U.S. to get a better picture (pun intended) of the weather at destinationsnear and far.• Photo Section & Albums – We’ve collected magnificent photography from our users for your viewing pleasure. Now categorized into albums, finding awesomephotos has never been quicker or easier! Come see what others are sharing and enjoy the scenery!• Photo Submission & Sharing – Snap, send & share. Send us your best photos and share your moments with millions of WeatherBug users.• Spotlight section – Get “News of the Day” and other breaking weather stories from the WeatherBug Meteorology team to stay up-to-date on the weather aroundyou.• Hurricane Center – Get the latest news on hurricanes, investigate past hurricanes and track current hurricanes as they happen!• Customizable Home Screen – Customize your home screen with newly added background themes and rearrange your live tiles to get the info that matter themost to you at-a-glance.• Multiple Language Support – Get forecasts and alerts for your neighborhood and the world in Spanish and Portuguese!Be prepared. Know Before™. Download the app used and loved by millions, voted the “Best Weather App Ever” and trusted as a “Best App for Moms”, WeatherBug! 

Apple Watch Support: 

Not Known

Version: 

3.5

Free or Paid: 

Free

Device(s) App Was Tested On: 

iPhone

Accessibility Comments: 

There are accessiblity problems. Some buttons are unlabel along with some poorly label button. The interface is not easy to use. Some areas don't seem to work for me.

VoiceOver Performance: 

VoiceOver reads most page elements.

Button Labeling: 

Most buttons are clearly labeled.

Usability: 

There are some accessibility issues with this app, but it can still be used if you are willing to tolerate these issues and learn how to work around them.

Developer's Twitter Username: 

@WeatherBug