Weather Devices: How Do You Check the Forecast?

Weather Devices: How Do You Check the Forecast?

Campbell Faulkner
Oct 29, 2010

Unless you never venture beyond your doorstep checking the weather is an important part of any morning routine. We have found our five favorite ways to check the weather and were wanting you to shares yours below.

  1. Weather Channel iPhone App: This has become our standby even though we kinda hate it. The premium app we purchased has been very infrequently updated but provides quick weather radar loading and simple usage on our iPhone. Give it a try along with all of the other weather apps on iOS.
  2. Apple Weather Dashboard Widget: The dashboard widget is a no frills quick and dirty way for us to check the weather. When we are working at our computer we can quickly and easily check the temp and get a rough idea of the conditions outside. We use this feature throughout day to help us know when it is finally warm enough to ride our bike.
  3. No frills, basic, and run by the government but one of our favorite weather sites due to their constant updates and extremely accurate forecast. NOAA has none of the weather channels flash but all of the text content and cheesy graphics you can handle.
  4. Weather Channel Storm Text Messages: These are only really useful during severe storm season (Spring and Summer) but when a massive thunderstorm rolls up during the night the text messages let you know.
  5. Thermometer: The most primitive of all of the things we use but necessary to let us know just how cold it is on our deck. Just don't use more than one because then you will never know what the temperature actually is.

Those are our five ways to check the forecast but what do you the readers use: Oregon Scientific Weather stations, Almanac? Leave your solutions in the comments below.

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