AccuWeather launches new app

AccuWeather, Inc. said it has launched a new AccuWeather app for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, that´s exclusively available for iOS users.

For a third year in a row, AccuWeather was recognized by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts (AIVA) with digital awards, including a 2015 Gold award for the iOS app.

New innovations include an all-new look and feel, instant access to AccuWeather´s top-trending weather video content, and improved navigation and speed to further enhance the user experience. The industry-leading app combines advanced displays and wording with customized and localized weather information with Superior Accuracyâ„¢, personalizing the weather so people can improve their lives.

The AccuWeather app for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch provides a fresh new interface and design with clean lines, colors, and modern icons, making the digital experience more appealing, intuitive, and easy for users than ever before. AccuWeather app users will also experience an increase in the speed of the interface and easier access to functionalities such as persistent navigation, allowing for simpler ways to access the app´s most popular, proprietary weather features.

In addition to engaging breaking weather video content, new look, and universal app functionality improvements, the app provides unique features such as the patented AccuWeather MinuteCast®, the only global minute-by-minute precipitation forecast for a person´s exact street address or GPS location, and AccUcast®, the exciting interactive crowdsourcing feature through which users can share their local weather and any potential hazardous conditions.

Additional app weather features include severe weather alerts and notifications, interactive weather animations illustrating current weather forecasts, forecasts for the next 72 hours, and animated weather radar and maps. Other popular features include detailed day/night forecasts, local forecast summaries, forecast previews for the next 3-5 days, and widget access. AccuWeather widgets provide a summary of what users can expect from today´s weather and are easily accessible from the Today screen through the device´s Notification Center.

Established in 1962, AccuWeather provides hourly and Minute by Minuteâ„¢ forecasts with Superior Accuracyâ„¢ with customized content and engaging video presentations available on smartphones, tablets, free wired and mobile Internet sites, connected TVs, and Internet appliances, as well as via radio, television, and newspapers.