WeatherBug 2.0 iPhone Mobile App Launches in iTunes Store

 Leading App for Neighborhood Weather Boasts Redesigned Interface, My Current Location Feature for Users on the Go, Visual Forecasts for Fast Information and More

Germantown, MD – February 9, 2012  Earth Networks, the owner of WeatherBug® products and services and operator of the largest weather, lightning and climate observation networks, announces the release of WeatherBug 2.0 for iPhone. Completely redesigned to keep users better informed about current conditions, prepared with local forecasts, and alerted to potentially dangerous weather, WeatherBug 2.0 for iPhone provides a real-time, customized view into the weather. Both in the neighborhood and around the world, WeatherBug delivers faster weather alerting and superior forecasts.

WeatherBug 2.0 for iPhone provides weather data from the largest global weather network that includes the company’s exclusive neighborhood-level network of stations. Exciting new features in WeatherBug 2.0 for iPhone include:  

  • My Current Location: Automatically updates your weather information based on the closest weather station to you in your neighborhood.
  • Severe Weather Warnings and Alerts:  Receive dangerous weather alerts faster from both the National Weather Service and our exclusive WeatherBug Network.
  • Pin-Point Conditions: Drop a pin on the map anywhere in the U.S. and view current conditions from our weather station network.
  • Visual Forecasts: Easy-to-read, at-a-glance displays of essential weather information you need.
  • Live Cams: Scroll through and view live shots from cameras throughout the WeatherBug Network.

“With the new WeatherBug app for iPhone, we’ve made it easier for consumers to keep informed and alerted to changing and dangerous weather that can strike with little or no warning,” says Cindy Cruzado, Vice President of Product Management for Earth Networks’ WeatherBug brand. “Whether you need to know if the weather will be sunny and perfect for your weekend or need to be alerted at the baseball game of approaching storms with dangerous lightning, having the latest weather information updated every minute at-a-glance is essential for planning and safety. We invite iPhone users to be prepared and know before by downloading the app that millions turn to everyday for reliable forecasts and bad weather alerts -- WeatherBug.”

WeatherBug for iPhone is available at no cost through the iTunes App Store. For more information on WeatherBug apps, go to http://weather.weatherbug.com/mobile.html. To watch a video overview of the new features of WeatherBug for iPhone, go to
http://youtu.be/AKrrafNuBPk.

About WeatherBug®
WeatherBug brings its proprietary weather coverage to millions of consumers every month through its popular desktop applicationmobile phone apps and website. As a leading website, WeatherBug consistently ranks as a Top 10 Web Property overall in terms of average usage days per visitor, a key measure of engagement and loyalty. WeatherBug is also a Top News and Information Site, ranking within the top five in areas including average visits per usage day and average minutes per page.


About Earth Networks - WeatherBug
For 20 years, we have been Taking the Pulse of the Planet® using the world’s largest weather and climate networks. Our sensors across the planet keep consumers, businesses, and governments informed, updated and alerted. Our popular WeatherBug® apps and website provide neighborhood-level weather, superior forecasts and advanced severe weather alerts to more than 30 million people monthly. Enterprises such as schools, airports, professional sports teams, utilities and government agencies rely on our Early Warning Solutions to safeguard lives, prepare for weather events, and optimize operations. Know Before™.

 

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