Episode 8: There's a (Weather) App for That
Hype of the Week: Mobile Weather Applications
- Fivethirtyeight article on top weather sources
- Blog post on bad weather app information by Meteorologist Brad Panovich (NBC-Charlotte)
- The National Weather Service's "weather app" widget
- The United Kingdom's MetOffice weather app
- American Geophysical Union's blog post about "lousy forecasts"
- Poll for Android Users on their favorite weather app
- Facebook integrates Weather Channel data into its mobile app
- Results for Weather App used in Castle's Study (below).
- How accurate is the forecast data that your app is using? Check our Forecast Advisor to see which app is more accurate in your area.
Castle and Minh review weather apps!
Pop Culture/Personal Stories:
- Pokemon Go
- Pokemon Go being used to commit crimes and solve crimes
- People are flocking to this guy's house because its a gym on Pokemon Go, Buzzfeed
- Minh meets Kyle Nelson, meteorologist with the National Disaster Preparedness Training Center