What's New

• 2.6 million supported locations worldwide
• Push notification for severe weather alerts
• Photo submission and sharing
• Featured photo albums
• Portuguese language support
• Several stability/performance enhancements

App Description

Download WeatherBug to Know Before™. Access the world’s largest network of weather and lightning sensors for the best forecasts, the fastest alerts and more.

Our data is real-time, which means more accurate, pinpoint forecasts out to 10 days. And only we measure “Total Lightning” so you get exclusive Spark lightning proximity alerts and advanced alerts to severe weather. Stay safer with WeatherBug.

Enjoy and share photos, live weather cams, rich radar maps and much more. No wonder we were awarded “Best App Ever”! Download WeatherBug and see for yourself!

Enjoy these unique features:


• NEW Real-Time Enhanced Pin-Point Forecasts for 2.6 Million Locations Worldwide – The industry’s most accurate current, extended and hourly weather forecasts for your neighborhood and beyond. With 25% more accurate forecasts for the next 24 hours (when compared to other weather apps), Know Before™ you head out!

• NEW Photo Section & Albums – We’ve collected magnificent photography from our users for your viewing pleasure. Now categorized into albums, finding awesome photos has never been quicker or easier! Come see what others are sharing and enjoy the scenery!

• NEW Photo Submission & Sharing – Snap, send & share. Send us your best photos and share your moments with millions of WeatherBug users.

• NEW Push Notifications – Get severe weather warnings and exclusive Dangerous Thunderstorm Alerts pushed directly to your mobile device! Safeguard yourself from tornados, severe thunderstorms, flash-floods and more.

• NEW Portuguese Language Support – WeatherBug fala Português! Get forecasts and alerts in Portuguese and saber antes!

• 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 than the competition. Plus, you get National Weather Service (NWS) warnings and watches to stay informed of severe weather conditions at all your current and saved locations.

• Spark Alerts – Spark, an exclusive feature of WeatherBug, turns your smartphone into a personal lightning detector. Get minute-by-minute, mile-by-mile Spark lightning monitoring, in real-time, from the WeatherBug total lightning detection network!

• 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 destinations near and far.

• 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 around you.

• Hurricane Center – Get the latest news on hurricanes, investigate past hurricanes and track current hurricanes as they happen! Our Hurricane Center is your go-to resource for these violent storms, giving valuable information so you Know Before™!

• Spanish Language Support – ¿Hablas español? Sí? Well, WeatherBug does now too. Get forecasts and alerts for your neighborhood in Spanish!

• Lifestyle Forecasts – Do I run outside or go to the gym? Should I cancel tomorrow's picnic? Our new Lifestyle Forecasts identify and analyze specific weather parameters to advise you on how best to stay comfortable and have fun!

• Customizable Home Screen – Customize your home screen with newly added background themes and rearrange your live tiles to get the info that matter the most to you at-a-glance.

• My Location – Automatically updates your weather information based on the closest weather station to you in your neighborhood through GPS.

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!

iPhone Screenshots

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Apple Watch Screenshots

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App Changes

  • April 27, 2011 New version 1.6.1
  • March 23, 2011 New version 1.6.0
  • November 11, 2010 New version 1.4.1
  • August 06, 2010 New version 1.4
  • June 24, 2010 New version 1.3
  • March 12, 2010 New version 1.2.0
  • August 06, 2011 New version 1.6.2
  • August 16, 2011 New version 1.6.3
  • January 31, 2012 New version 2.0.0
  • February 24, 2012 New version 2.0.1
  • May 03, 2012 New version 2.0.3
  • May 19, 2012 Price increase: $0.99 -> $1.99
  • June 27, 2012 New version 2.0.4
  • September 12, 2012 New version 2.0.5
  • October 18, 2012 New version 2.1
  • December 14, 2012 New version 2.2
  • March 13, 2013 New version 3.0
  • March 14, 2013 Price increase: $1.99 -> $2.99
  • April 04, 2013 New version 3.0.1
  • June 27, 2013 New version 3.1
  • August 10, 2013 New version 3.2
  • September 25, 2013 New version 3.3
  • November 22, 2013 New version 3.4

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