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Northeast Radars HD app review: USA weather maps

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Introduction

Northeast Radars HD is a very well-developed iPad app that provides radar map imagery for the Northeastern United States so that you can gain a clear understanding of what the weather holds in store in the near future.

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The developer really has made good use of the larger iPad display with this app, and I’m thoroughly impressed with the amount of detail attainable by zooming in and panning across some of the images.

Northeast Radars HD

$0.99

Which Areas are Covered?

To ensure you’ll be able to get proper use out of this app, here is a rundown of the locations that are covered:

  • Albany, NY
  • Baltimore, MD
  • Binghamton, NY
  • Boston, MA
  • Buffalo, NY
  • Burlington, VT
  • Caribou, ME
  • Long Island, NY
  • Montague, NY
  • New York City, NY
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Portland, ME
  • State College, PA
  • Washington D.C
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The maps for each of these areas are animated so that you can clearly see what the short-term holds in store, and you’ll also enjoy high-resolution imagery specifically designed for the larger iPad display.

Choose your area
Choose your area

GPS Integration

Northeast Radars HD can also use your device’s built-in GPS to quickly find coverage of your local area, and you’ll be able to receive advance notice of tornado and severe thunderstorm warnings that are announced.

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What’s more, you can specify your local area and then set your chosen radar map as your default for quick and easy future reference. This means you won’t have to make your way through the interface every time you want to check the weather.

Map details
Map details

Northeast Radars HD

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Pros & Cons

Pros

  • Access detailed radar map imagery for the entirety of the Northeastern United States
  • Use your device’s integrated GPS to quickly find coverage of your local area
  • Provides high-resolution imagery specifically designed for the larger iPad display
  • Maps are animated so that you can clearly see what the short-term holds in store
  • Receive advance notice of tornado and severe thunderstorm warnings that are announced
  • Set your chosen radar map as your default for quick and easy future reference

Cons                                               

  • There is nothing negative to say about this app

Radar map imagery
Radar map imagery

Final Words

Northeast Radars HD for iPad offers a solid visual representation of the weather for Northeast USA, earning it two thumbs up from me!

 

Northeast Radars HD

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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.