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Weather Underground

December 07, 2010 15:01 ET

The Weather Looks a Whole Lot Better on Weather Underground's Google Chrome App

Weather Underground Announces Its Weather and Photography App for the Google Chrome Web Store Launch

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - December 7, 2010) - Weather Underground, the nation's first online weather service, announced today the availability of their new web-based app in the Google Chrome Web Store, an online marketplace where users can search, browse and use web-based applications and extensions.

Weather Underground for Chrome provides the most spectacular way to view current weather conditions and forecasts from across the world by combining the world's most reliable weather data with stunning weather photography. The high definition images are reflective of the weather conditions for the searched location, and for larger cities, the photographs feature local views.

"We are excited to be a part of the Google Chrome Web Store launch and to have a new platform to showcase the stunning weather photographs uploaded by our users around the globe," said Alan Steremberg, President of Weather Underground. "We are always seeking unique and captivating ways to present our weather data and this Google Chrome App provides just that."

The app has the ability to pinpoint your location and displays the current conditions, wind and humidity levels and a 6-day forecast. Save your favorite locations and use the arrow keys on your keyboard to quickly navigate through cities. Click on the wunderground.com logo for more detailed, hourly forecasts for each location.

About Weather Underground:

The world's first online weather service, Weather Underground is committed to delivering the most comprehensive, reliable weather information possible. The company's state-of-the-art technology monitors conditions and forecasts for locations across the world. With over 16 thousand 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. In addition to serving free online weather information to over 18 million unique users every month, Weather Underground delivers custom-designed weather page solutions to an array of businesses and media clients -- both online and in print.

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