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wX (Android) / wXL23 ( iOS ) 5

wX is a free and Open Source Android/iOS application that is geared towards storm chasers ...

  1. Joshua Tee
    wX is a free and Open Source ( GPL3 ) Android / iOS application that is geared towards storm chasers, meteorologists, and weather enthusiasts but can be used by anyone with ease.

    Requirements: Android 4.1 or higher with 1GB of memory at a minimum ( recommended ). ARM 32bit based hardware ( Intel, etc has not been tested )
    Access required: App needs access to Your Location, Network Communication, Systems tools ( run at start-up for alerts ).
    Originally Released (3.0) Spring 2014 under the GNU GPL3 license.

    Available on play store ( see URL below for screen-shots ):

    Available on App Store:

    Suggestions / bug reports always welcomed.

    - Current forecast, 7 day conditions, sounding data for an unlimited number of locations.
    - Customizable home screen
    - OpenGL based Nexrad radar interface with optional overlays for polygon warnings ( tor/tst/ffw ), Watches, MCDs, and MPDs, storm tracks, estimated hail markers, and TVS. Level 2 in the lowest tilt for base reflectivity/velocity is also available.
    - Optimized text product viewer for easy access to AFD,HWO and others from any NWS WFO.
    - Vis/IR/WV/Rad mosaic viewer ( with animations ) from NWS GOES. GOES supports city and severe weather polygon overlays.
    - SPC products ( such as Watches/MCDs/Convective Outlooks/Mesoanalysis/Storm reports with archived radar )
    - WPC products
    - Radar mosaics from NWS. NWS supports city and severe weather polygon overlays.
    - Models ( NCEP, HRRR viewer, SPC SREF )
    - Text to speech including an offline "PlayList" functionality. Additionally numerous weather related acronyms commonly used by the NWS are translated for optimal Android TTS experience.
    - Voice recognition on main screen for access to common functions.
    - NHC products
    - Material Design theme including support for Android 4.2-4.4.
    - Easy access to twitter state weather tags such as #okwx.
    - Highly configurable including multiple color themes.
    - Beta support for locations in Canada.

    Notifications (Android only):
    - Local alerts
    - MCDs impacting your location
    - MPDs impacting your location
    - Convective outlooks for your location
    - US MCD/Watches
    - Convective outlooks
    - US tornadoes
    - US MCD
    - US MPD
    - NHC Atlantic and EPAC advisories

    wX @ Play Store: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=joshuatee.wx
    wXL23 @ App Store:
    wX ( and source code tarballs ): https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=0B9OogdTO1kXqYzktaHZzdGdQSEk&usp=sharing

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