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  1. andrew8806

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    Hmmm... just wondering what you all think about the weather apps...
     

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    WeatherBug Elite.....Because I say so! :p

    I like it for its accuracy, look/feel and radar. The alerts can be turned on and off to conserve battery and the widgets are nice too.
     
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    +2. I have it and Weather Channel. LOVE Weatherbug. Alerts are better and the radar maps rock.
     
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    any apps tell me that i wont get another predicted 1'-2' Wednesday after i just got 3' this weekend?
     
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    Yep. It's called "Get the hell outta there" app...
     
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    Another vote for Weatherbug. Reasonably accurate forcasts and a nice UI.
     
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    +1. WeatherBug Elite was the first app I actually paid for on Android. Love it.
     
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    I just downloaded Weatherbug elite and really like it. Question, and be patient as I'm very new to this--is it possible to replace the weather icon and data on the home screen with the data from Weatherbug?
     
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    The Accuweather app is pretty nice also. I have both weatherbug and the Accuweather apps installed
     
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    weatherbug has an HTC (or is it android) widget.
    its pretty cool also :)
    just add the widget for it.
     
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    How about it two big snows in three days. I cant use mine its already under the first three feet we got on sat.
     
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    Im there with you

    just d/l'd weathbug elite, ill try it for a while.
     
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    im with caddy..just d/'d ill see how it runs.

    i currently use weather widget donate and beautiful widgets, and they get the job done!
     
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    I have been using weather channel just because i like it. Gonna check out weather bug and see what all fuss is about :)
     
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    I had Weatherbug for awhile, but my widget didn't update very much. My Weather Channel app has been spot on every time I wake up my phone. I did like the look and size of the WB widget though, but I'm sticking with TWC.
     
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    Another vote for WeatherBug Elite. When I'm on my computer, I'm big time into weather patterns and keep on top of the doppler radar. WB-E allows me to view the "map in motion" on my Eris and that makes me VERY happy. It was the very first (and only one of two) app that I paid for and am glad I did.
     
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    Radar Now is a good app for simple, animated radar. It's straight from the National Weather Service.

    I see Weatherbug has had some bug fixes. I may give it another go. I see you can set it up to update every 15 minutes. Will a severe notification push through right away, or wait until the next update period?
     
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    I'm using Weather Bug now and it's pretty cool. You guys should at least give it a try. Only complaint is the Widget is a decent size, but the text manages to be cramped. Or maybe my location, "Burr Ridge" is too big for it. I dunno. But it's good and better than the Sense one.
     
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    I use the weather channel app, but I may have to give wb another go on my phone.
     
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    WB free here. Rainy Days for radar. Wunder for Weather Underground local stations. I.wund.com for browser weather. Moon Phases widget for moon phases.
     
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    I think Weatherbug is just about the best one. The only problem is the battery drain. I'm waiting until I get my new batteries from overseas.
     
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    I was using weatherbug but i kept having problems with it force closing on me. I just recently uninstalled it and am now using the weather channel app. So far so good, but the constant severe weather alerts are getting annoying. "Ding Ding"...I know, I know...another 8 - 12 " inches..."Ding Ding" ugh...
     
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    Weather Widget donate along with forecast addon. Can set update times, skins. BTW, skins are saved on the sd card.
     
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    I need one that says the 30" we got on Saturday is going to magically evaporate before the next 10"-20" arrives! :eek:

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