WeatherBug for Android Named Best Weather App Ever by Popular Vote


Germantown, MD – June 7, 2013 WeatherBug® for Android won the Best App Ever award in the weather category after receiving the most votes from mobile users. The Best App Ever awards are produced by 148 Apps and Steel Media Network to celebrate the best mobile apps and games in a range of categories. Additionally, WeatherBug Elite, the paid version of the WeatherBug app, secured second place.

WeatherBug’s Best App Ever award is the latest honor bestowed on the app. In March, WeatherBug won a coveted Appy Award for Best Weather App. In 2011, WeatherBug for iPhone won its first Best App Ever award. Both WeatherBug and WeatherBug Elite continue to be popular among smartphone users – the apps have together received more than 175,000 Five-Star reviews in Google Play, where users call it “Awesome,”“Brilliant,” and the “Best Weather App.”  

WeatherBug uses neighborhood-level weather information to create better forecasts and provide the fastest and most targeted mobile warnings for where people live and work. Powered by Earth Networks, the operator of the largest weather monitoring and lightning detection networks, WeatherBug for Android lets users KnowBefore™ with live weather data – in addition to hourly and extended forecast information for favorite locations – and plenty of customized weather tools to keep users informed and alerted.

WeatherBug for Android and iOS phones include Spark™, an exclusive real-time lightning alerting feature. Spark delivers lightning strike information based on your device’s GPS location, your personal favorite locations, and places where loved ones are at that moment. Spark is the only mobile tool that harnesses the power of the world’s largest and most advanced Total Lightning Network from Earth Networks, and delivers that information in real-time to your phone to keep you safer.

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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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