SOURCE: Weather Underground

June 28, 2012 15:02 ET

Weather Underground App Now Available on Google TV

WeatherQuickie App Available for Android, Plus Updates to the Company's Weather App Including New Widgets

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - Jun 28, 2012) - Weather Underground, the world's first online weather service, announced today the availability of its new weather app for Google TV and updates to its popular Weather Underground Android app. In addition the company has also launched its WeatherQuickie app for Android. All three applications provide users access to the most reliable and localized weather information that is generated from the company's network of over 24,000 personal weather stations.

Downloadable in the Google Play Store, Weather Underground's Google TV app displays an overview of current conditions including temperature, 6-day forecast summary, including hourly forecasts, access to favorites and recent city searches, severe weather alerts and access to WunderMap®. The app contains a widget, which displays today's forecast for a single location and allows for convenient access to the app from the Google TV home screen.

In addition, the company has released new updates to their Weather Underground app for Android. Users now have access to multiple widgets from the Android home screen, which are available in two sizes and update as often as every 15 minutes. Other updates include an upgraded user interface, easier access to WunderMap®, plus tap sensitive weather stations via WunderMap® that display current conditions and forecast for the selected station.

Also, now available for Android users, the WeatherQuickie app is the simplest, quickest weather forecast ever, that provides users with exactly what they need to know to prepare for the day. The app is perfect for anyone needing to quickly know what they need to wear in the morning or if they should grab an umbrella.

"Extending our weather data across new digital media platforms reinforces our commitment to innovation and providing all consumers with access to the most dynamic weather tools," said Alan Steremberg, President of Weather Underground. "The Weather Underground Google TV app supports our initiative to be market leaders in weather reporting across all digital channels.

About Weather Underground
The world's first online weather service, Weather Underground is committed to delivering the most comprehensive, reliable weather information possible. Home to more than 21 million users and weather provider to partners such as Google, The Associated Press and CBS, the company's state-of-the-art technology monitors conditions and forecasts for locations across the world. With more than 24,000 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. In addition to serving free online weather information to millions of 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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