AccuWeather for WP 7 to Appear at CTIA

Posted by at 10:17 am on March 21, 2011

AccuWeather.com recently previewed its AccuWeather.com application for Windows Phone 7. “AccuWeather for Windows Phone 7 will offer accurate, localized, and detailed weather news and information in a modern and clean format,” said Pascal Racheneur, AccuWeather Vice President of Interactive Media. “Complete with interactive panoramic views, easy swiping between your favorite locations, and Bing maps, the app uses the rich Windows Phone 7 Developer Tools to create a dynamic application that provides users with easy access to everything they need to plan their day.”

Previewed Features:

  • Accurate and localized forecasts for all global locations. Updated every hour, forecasts include the most detailed hourly forecasts for the next twenty-four hours, plus day and night weather forecasts and information for the next ten days.
  • Panoramic views with easy swiping between stored locations.
  • Severe WeatherAlarms for all global locations.
  • Severe Weather Alerts for the U.S. – visible from all screens.
  • Multiple weather displays, including animated radar and satellite maps, interactive Bing Maps, and current, broadcast-quality weather videos with many available in both English and Spanish.
  • Special lifestyle forecasts, such as conditions for specific sports and other outdoor activities.

AccuWeather for Windows Phone 7 will be available for download from the Windows Phone Marketplace in Q2 2011. The application will be previewed in the Microsoft booth at International CTIA Wireless 2011 in Orlando, Florida at the Orange County Convention Center March 22-24.

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