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Road Trip Weather app review: providing reliable weather forecasts to make your drive safer



Road Trip Weather is a valuable travel app that takes into consideration weather data along your routes. It keeps you safe while you’re on a road trip by giving you timely information about possible weather hazards. It was developed by Garafa LLC as a universal application for all iOS devices. The app requires iOS 5.0 or later versions.

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Road Trip Weather


Travel Safely with Road Trip Weather

There are lots of GPS and trip planning applications in the App Store market today. Most of these apps offer navigation tools, directions, traffic reports, and general weather information. Unfortunately, very few applications take into consideration current weather patterns along your planned routes. This is where Road Trip Weather comes in.

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Road Trip Weather is not your typical navigational and trip planning application. It works more like a handy forecaster that gives you timely weather prediction for the duration of your road trip. The app offers personalized forecasts based on parameters that you have set for the trip.

For example, you can tell the app when your trip will start and the route you intend to take. You can set a midpoint location for your trip and indicate your expected time of arrival to your destination. Based on these data, Road Trip Weather will populate your map with location-specific and hourly weather forecasts.

With the help of this application, you will be able to get a quick overview of what to expect during your travels. Is your route safe? Are there tornado alerts along the way? Maybe there are thunderstorm warnings along the highways going to your destinations. All these questions will be answered by Road Trip Weather. You can change your route or postpone a trip if you think that the roads will be unsafe for you. 

Features of Road Trip Weather

Road Trip Weather offers timely weather forecasts based on your travel itinerary. The app gets its data from the U.S. National Weather Service. It offers an interactive view of weather patterns to guide you during your road trip.

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The app allows you to plot your travel routes on a high-resolution map. You can set the specific date and time of your departure, the location where you intend to start the trip, and your expected time of arrival. The application automatically sets waypoints so you can view your routes. In case of bad weather along the road, you can change your routes by editing your itinerary.

Road Trip Weather is simple and easy to use. It has no complicated control menus. The app only requires you to set your routes and everything will be plotted for you within seconds. 

Road Trip Weather


Pros and Cons


  • Reliable weather forecast based on your trip itinerary
  • Allows custom routes
  • Offers rich weather reports and hazards
  • Easy to use
  • Weather data based on National Weather Service


  • Works only in the U.S.

Final Thoughts

If you want an app that will make your road trip safer and more comfortable, then Road Trip Weather is best for you. This application offers reliable personalized forecasts for travelers. It will help you to make wise travel decisions during a long road trip.


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