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Weather Underground Releases Its WunderMap(TM) Application for Android Tablets and iPad

Jul 11 2013 12:00AM

Marketwire

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SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/11/13 -- Weather Underground, the world's first online weather service, is pleased to announce the release of its new WunderMap™ application for both Android and iOS tablets. This new touch screen version of WunderMap provides access to Weather Underground's unique community of neighborhood weather stations and webcams, as well as animated radar and satellite, hurricane tracking tools, wildfire layers, and much more.

With the WunderMap app, users can tap into one of the 30,000+ personal weather stations to see hyper-local weather conditions and forecasts, track a storm in real-time, and customize a variety of weather layers to access the most relevant weather information. WunderMap™ is a fully interactive experience that allows users to customize the weather data plotted on the Google Map interface -- making it relevant for both the savvy storm tracker or the casual weather user on the go.

"WunderMap and the touch-screen device are a perfect match," said Alan Steremberg, President and co-founder of Weather Underground. "Being able to swipe across the world and zoom in to see our hyper-local weather within such an interactive user interface makes WunderMap a unique way for consumers to access weather information."

Other features of the app include:

•Current conditions, extended forecasts, and weather graphs for every location •Special weather statements and advisories •Customizable location presets and favorites •Enhanced animation options •Advanced search functionality •New map interface options •Free to download in the Google Play or iTunes Store •Ad-free membership upgrade available for $1.99

For additional information, please email press@wunderground.com.

About Weather Underground - The world's first online weather service, Weather Underground is committed to delivering the most comprehensive, reliable weather information possible. In addition to providing free weather data to millions of users around the globe, Weather Underground provides weather solutions to many of the world's largest media companies. With more than 30,000 users contributing local observations from personal weather stations, Weather Underground is able to provide up-to-the-minute weather conditions for the most finely targeted areas. Weather Underground is part of The Weather Company and is based in San Francisco.



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Contact:
Andria Stark
Communications Manager
andria@wunderground.com





Source: Marketwire


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