WeatherBug Debuts New Google Chrome App

Refreshed “Weather Window” Design Showcases Real-Time Neighborhood-level Weather and Forecasts, Severe Weather Alerts and Weather Cameras Views so You Can KnowBeforeTM

Germantown, MD – February 6, 2013 – From the developers of WeatherBug® comes the totally refreshed WeatherBug app for Google Chrome. Designed to be both beautiful and informative, the latest app from WeatherBug features a new modern design, larger fonts for improved readability, and a realistic view of current weather with live images from cameras within the exclusive WeatherBug network. The app’s streamlined, clickable interface makes it easy to quickly get the real-time local conditions and severe weather alerts you need to Know Before™ and plan for the weather ahead.

The redesigned WeatherBug for Google Chrome app is the newest addition to the WeatherBug app family. WeatherBug apps are available for mobile phones and tablets on Android, iOS, Windows Phone and the new Windows 8. For computer users, the WeatherBug website and popular desktop app provide up-to-the-minute information and alerts.

   

    The redesigned WeatherBug for Google Chrome is your personal desktop weather tool, providing local conditions via the app's virtual weather window, an array of maps that include radar and traffic views, and live camera images exclusive to the WeatherBug network.

WeatherBug for Google Chrome provides essential weather updates, forecasts and severe weather warnings:

  • Neighborhood-level Forecasts: WeatherBug exclusively provides real-time weather information for where you live and work from 10,000 local stations. And with WeatherBug for Google Chrome, you are just a click away from detailed real-time weather data -- in addition to hourly and extended forecast information -- for all your favorite locations.
  • Weather Warnings: Know Before™ when severe weather threatens. When minutes matter, WeatherBug delivers alerts from the National Weather Service (NWS) and Dangerous Thunderstorm Alerts (DTAs) exclusive to WeatherBug apps. On average, DTAs provide significantly faster warning times for tornadoes and similar severe weather events with lightning.
  • Radar and Traffic: Is a storm heading your way? Check the radar to see what conditions to expect or review the radar animation to see what’s just past. With another click, see if you’ll have traffic delays before heading out on the roads. Plus, weather enthusiasts can select from 10 animated weather images, including temperature, wind speed, humidity, pressure, satellite views and more.   
  • Live Cameras: Know the weather outside without leaving your home with WeatherBug. The virtual weather window on WeatherBug for Google Chrome showcases the WeatherBug camera closest to your favorite location. The app makes it easy to add locations to feature other live shots from cameras around the country, including beaches and stadiums.

WeatherBug for Google Chrome is powered by the largest weather monitoring, lightning detection and climate observation networks from Earth Networks - WeatherBug. This global network provides extensive weather details and forecasts for over 35,000 locations, including 10,000 neighborhood-level, professional-grade sensors available only to WeatherBug users.

WeatherBug for Google Chrome can be downloaded at no charge online in the Chrome Web Store


About Earth Networks - WeatherBug
For 20 years, we have been Taking the Pulse of the Planet® using the world’s largest weather and climate networks. Our sensors across the planet keep consumers, businesses, and governments informed, updated and alerted. Our popular WeatherBug® apps and website provide neighborhood-level weather, superior forecasts and advanced severe weather alerts to more than 30 million people monthly. 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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