SOURCE: Weather Underground, LLC

Weather Underground, LLC

February 20, 2014 06:00 ET

Weather Underground's Interactive WunderMap® App Now Available on iPhone and iPod touch

With New, Universal Update, Users Now Have the Ability to Take Their Storm Tracking on the Go

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Feb 20, 2014) - Weather Underground, the world's first online weather service, announced today its popular WunderMap® app is now available for iPhone and iPod touch for the first time with a new, universal update. Now savvy storm trackers and weather enthusiasts alike can access WunderMap® on the go.

Initially released in 2010 for iPad, the WunderMap® app is a favorite among weather enthusiasts who seek the most up-to-date animated radar, storm tracks and weather data plotted and overlaid on an interactive map interface. With the new WunderMap® app, users can choose from a variety of weather layers, including current conditions from one of the 33,000+ weather stations, severe weather warnings, animated radar and satellite imagery, live webcam images, hurricane tracks, wildfires, and more.

"WunderMap has gone through several iterations since its original launch. We've taken the feedback from our users and implemented more intuitive navigation, faster load times, and additional filters to deliver all the data you need, in a beautifully simplified interface," says Allan Hui, Vice President of Product at Weather Underground.

Even when there isn't severe weather present, the WunderMap® app is a great way for mobile users to view weather conditions around the globe. Whether it's tapping into one of the thousands of weather stations to view real-time conditions or enjoying a beautiful sunset captured by one of the webcams, the WunderMap® app provides a truly unique weather experience.

In addition to optimizing the app for iPhone and iPod touch, a host of new features are also available in the updated app, including:

  • All new design for iOS 7
  • Faster load times of radar and satellite imagery
  • Enhanced webcam experience with full-screen capability, traffic-cam access
  • Customizable location presets and favorites
  • New map interface options
  • Ad-free membership upgrade available for $1.99

The WunderMap App is available for free from the App Store on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch or at www.AppStore.com

For additional information on the app, please contact press@wunderground.com.

About Weather Underground

Founded in 1995 as the first online weather service, Weather Underground supplies weather data solutions to the many of the leading media companies and millions of users across the globe through their mobile apps and website wunderground.com. With over 33,000 personal weather stations worldwide, Weather Underground is able to provide meaningful and reliable weather data to people in real-time. Weather Underground is part of The Weather Company and is based in San Francisco, California.

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