WeatherBug App Launches for Kindle Fire Tablet

Be Prepared with Popular App Delivering Real-Time Weather Updates, Forecasts and Severe Weather Alerts for Your Neighborhood and Favorite Locations

Germantown, MD – November 12, 2012 Earth Networks, the owner of WeatherBug® and the operator of the largest weather monitoring, lightning detection and climate observation networks, announces the availability of its popular app on Kindle Fire. Now, Kindle Fire owners can turn to WeatherBug to get the latest weather information, check the local forecast and have the power to Know Before™ when severe weather approaches by tapping into the world’s largest weather network.

WeatherBug for Kindle Fire is the latest addition to the company’s extensive app collection. WeatherBug is available across many platforms, providing millions with vital weather information, forecasts and alerts while at home, at the office and on the go. WeatherBug apps are available for mobile phones and tablets, including Android devices, iPhone and iPad, Windows Phone and the new Windows 8. For computer users, the WeatherBug website and popular desktop app provide up-to-the-minute weather information and alerts.

With 35,000 locations -- including real-time weather data from 10,000 local, professional-grade sensors – WeatherBug provides essential weather information and alerts, plus a variety of helpful features:

  • Neighborhood-level Weather: WeatherBug exclusively provides real-time weather information from 10,000 local stations where you live and work. Take a look at the radar and get detailed weather data for your own neighborhood and your favorite locations.
  • Pinpoint Forecasts: Get the most detailed extended and hourly forecast information available from the weather station closest to you and for locations around the world.

  • Weather Warnings: Know Before™ when severe weather approaches. WeatherBug delivers alerts from the National Weather Service (NWS) and Dangerous Thunderstorm Alerts (DTAs) exclusive to Earth Networks that on average provide significantly faster warning times. Plus, share severe weather warnings with loved ones via the app’s WeatherBuzz feature.

  • Live Cameras: With more than 2,000 cameras to choose from, you can check the weather without stepping outside. WeatherBug lets you keep tabs on weather while at home and away with live shots from cameras in your community and from locations – including beaches and stadiums – throughout the exclusive WeatherBug Network.

WeatherBug for Kindle Fire is available on Amazon. 

Earth Networks: Powering WeatherBug & WeatherBug Home

For 20 years, we have been Taking the Pulse of the Planet® using the world’s largest weather, lightning and greenhouse gas monitoring networks. Our sensors across the planet keep consumers, businesses, and governments informed, updated and alerted. Our popular WeatherBug® brand provides neighborhood-level weather, superior forecasts and advanced severe weather alerts to millions. Our WeatherBug Home offering taps big weather and connected home data for improved energy efficiency and comfort. Enterprises such as schools, airports, professional sports teams, utilities and government agencies rely on our early warning solutions to safeguard lives, prepare for weather events, and optimize operations. Know Before®.

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