KXAN Weather 4+

LIN Television Corporation

Designed for iPad

    • Free

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Description

Never let the weather catch you by surprise again. The trusted weather experts at First Warning Weather deliver Austin and central Texas' most accurate hour-by-hour forecast for the next day and for the week ahead. Unlike other weather apps, you'll get a local forecast that is customized for you.

Download the KXAN Weather app for fast, accurate local and national weather at your fingertips. With its personal alert notifications, you'll know when significant weather is heading your way and when to take cover. And when you are traveling, use KXAN Weather to get real-time weather forecasts, interactive radar and current conditions for anywhere in the U.S.

The KXAN Weather app utilizes the most advanced radar maps, weather and digital technology available. With its easy to use interactive radar, you can take control and see where the storm is now and where it is tracking. Then, set customized alerts to keep you and your family informed and safe.

Features:
- Live interactive radar with many layering options lets you track the storms around you
- Alerts for severe weather go to your home screen and cue an audio alert
- The most accurate hour-by-hour forecast for the next day and week ahead for Austin and central Texas
- The latest video forecast from First Warning Weather
- Current weather conditions for Austin and central Texas and anywhere in the United States
- Share the weather conditions via text message, email, Facebook or Twitter
- You can set multiple custom locations to track forecasts, alerts, radar, and more
- Weather blog from First Warning Weather

What’s New

Version 5.15.406

Bug fixes and performance improvements

Ratings and Reviews

2.8 out of 5
252 Ratings

252 Ratings

csyry_4 ,

App needs tweaking

Not happy with the newest alerts from the app. This makes the app like the boy who cried wolf with random alerts not relating to imminent/severe weather. Plus the tone is annoying compared to the useful announcement of the unmistakable Jim Spencer’s voice. That’s my main gripe, however having ads play when trying to watch a severe weather warning video i s clearly much more of an issue, especially when the warning is about a tornado touching down. Also a link to the live broadcast in the sidebar of the app should be added for the same reasoning, and as a redundancy. Don’t forget this app is supposed to help save lives, if it’s too annoying when there’s no bad weather people are going to have the notifications off or delete the app when it’s need most.

Totally not FBI surveillance ,

Ignore the bad reviews

This is a great app the bad reviews are from old fixed bugs and people that don’t understand how to properly use the app only issue is the ads that sometimes play during
severe warnings which for me is whatever I have dozens of other apps, but it’s a bit annoying for people that are trying to get quick information on a storm headed their way. Another thing I will say is that y’all please don’t use this app for your forecast locally in your town/house if you don’t live in Austin because the temperatures forecasted/cloud cover is for Austin unless you live in a few spots out in the Hill Country where it treats it like as if those areas aren’t part of KXAN viewing area and it’s just the generic TWC Info for those spots but do use it for the rain coverage coverage % it’s for area wide not just Austin proper.

Samrochet ,

This WAS my favorite app...

Love/hate has progressed to just hate with the new edition of (approx.) May 2019. The annoyance of the app not respecting the portrait/landscape current position (which it did at one time) just required a restart of the app. But the “new, improved” radar page is abominable, and will force me to move on. Where the prior iteration radar page showed clickable watch/warning areas only when the animation was stopped, this version shows non-clickable areas all the time, totally obscuring the radar data beneath them. Surely Jim Spencer had no say in that, since it renders the radar data useless. The underlying map data is ugly compared to before... and if you click on an alert for your area, it brings you to a radar view of the roof of your HOUSE... decidedly less useful than the neighborhood view of before, so you’ll be “pinching” the screen over and over to get a useable view. This is the equivalent of switching from Google Earth to Apple Maps in the early days.

App Privacy

The developer, LIN Television Corporation, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Used to Track You

The following data may be used to track you across apps and websites owned by other companies:

  • Location

Data Not Linked to You

The following data may be collected but it is not linked to your identity:

  • Location
  • Contact Info
  • User Content
  • Identifiers
  • Usage Data
  • Diagnostics

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