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NOAA Snow Forecast app review: stay ahead of winter weather

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Introduction

Those of you who live in areas that are prone to heavy snowfall will definitely want to stay equipped with NOAA Snow Forecast - Accurate Winter Weather, Chance of Snowfall & Snowday Prediction for accurate, reliable, and up-to-date snow forecasts across a range of timeframes.

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It’s great to see a weather forecasting app targeted at a more specific audience than many of the more generic developments in the genre, but of course you’ll also find standard weather reports in this app as well.

NOAA Snow Forecast - Accurate Winter Weather, Chance of Snowfall & Snowday Prediction

$1.99

Don't Get Snowed In!

This is a fantastic addition to the Weather category of the App Store, providing detailed snowfall amount estimations in six-hourly intervals for the coming two days, as well as the general current weather conditions such as temperature, humidity, and so on.

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A lot of information can be viewed on the radar maps in this app, much of which is animated. Furthermore, the animations on the maps can be paused at any time to make it easier for you to home in on your specific area get a more localized visual forecast.

 

NOAA Snow Forecast accurate snowfall prediction
NOAA Snow Forecast accurate snowfall prediction

Bookmark Multiple Locations

The maps in NOAA Snow Forecast - Accurate Winter Weather, Chance of Snowfall & Snowday Prediction also have overlays displaying specific NOAA warning boxes for impending severe weather conditions, so this is certainly ideal for staying informed of any blizzards and storms that might be headed your way.

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What’s more, this app enables you to save multiple locations within a bookmarked list for quick and easy future reference; incredibly useful for keeping an eye on out-of-town relatives or knowing what to expect on your daily work commute.

 

NOAA Snow Forecast read detailed forecasts
NOAA Snow Forecast read detailed forecasts

NOAA Snow Forecast - Accurate Winter Weather, Chance of Snowfall & Snowday Prediction

$1.99

Pros & Cons

Pros

  • Receive six-hourly snowfall amount estimations for the next two days
  • Check generalized weather forecasts as well as the current conditions
  • Map animations can be paused at any point to allow for easier reading
  • Check the detailed point snow forecast for any location on the map
  • Share screenshots with others online
  • View NOAA warning boxes overlaid on the map for severe weather conditions
  • Add locations to a bookmarked list for quick and easy future reference
  • Includes full support for both landscape and portrait modes
  • Customer support is offered from directly within the app

Cons

  • There is nothing negative to say about this app

 

NOAA Snow Forecast save multiple locatoins
NOAA Snow Forecast save multiple locatoins

Final Words

Having lived in Quebec for a couple of years I can definitely vouch for the importance of knowing what the weather holds in store for the next couple of days, so NOAA Snow Forecast - Accurate Winter Weather, Chance of Snowfall & Snowday Prediction is truly a must-have iPhone and iPad app for those of you who have a lot of the white stuff to deal with!

 

NOAA Snow Forecast - Accurate Winter Weather, Chance of Snowfall & Snowday Prediction

$1.99
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MarkBangs

Mark is an opinionated writer who loves to review apps. In 2012, he started reviewing Apple apps on a regular basis and wonders how he survived up to that point without these apps.