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Truck Driver Apps: WeatherBug, Helps Keep You Safe On The Road


WeatherBug, Helps Keep You Safe On The Road Unless you’re listening to a 24/7 weather station on the radio, it’s difficult to keep up on the weather while driving. Luckily, the WeatherBug app can help keep you informed on your smartphone.

Compatible with iPhone, iPod, iPad, Android, Blackberry, Nokia, and Windows Mobile, WeatherBug offers real-time severe weather alerts, hourly and 7-day forecasts, radar maps, and access to live weather cameras in your area.

For more information on WeatherBug, or to download it to your phone, visit the WeatherBug website. You can get the ad-supported version of WeatherBug for free, or the ad-free WeatherBug Elite for a small fee ($1.99-$4.99), depending on your smartphone. I have been using the free version of WeatherBug for the past year, and it quickly became my favorite source for weather.

Key Features include:

•*NEW* WeatherBuzz – They say knowledge is power, so empower your friends and family with meaningful weather alerts so they can make the right decisions by sharing severe weather alerts with your social network on Facebook! Receive an alert from WeatherBug and easily share it on your timeline so your friends and family can Be in the Know!

•*NEW* Dangerous Thunderstorm Alerts (DTAs) – DTAs by Earth Networks automatically provide the most advanced weather and lightning-based alerts to severe weather that is moving into an identified area near you. Our Severe Storm Network monitors storm development in real-time, so you can get double the warning time to severe weather such as high winds, hail, heavy rain rates, lightning strikes and tornadoes.

•*NEW* My Alerts Page – Stay informed of weather activity impacting your life. The WeatherBug My Alerts Page centralizes your high priority weather alerts and is the only alerting feature that combines National Weather Service (NWS) alerts with the science of Earth Networks to deliver DTAs exclusively for WeatherBug users.

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

•Interactive Maps w/ Doppler radar – Enjoy tracking the storm yourself using the multitude of map layers available at your fingertips!

•Pin-Point Conditions – Drop a pin on the map anywhere in the U.S. and view current conditions from the exclusive WeatherBug network.

•Visual Forecasts – Accurate, easy-to-read, at-a-glance display of essential weather information you need quickly and easily.

•Live Cams – Scroll through and view live shots from HD cameras in the exclusive WeatherBug Network


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