This forecast.io-powered weather app is one you shouldn't miss
Forecast Bar for TV is a gorgeous app that delivers the forecast and other weather data directly to your Apple TV home screen.
Weather Insight. See hyperlocal weather information right on your TV. The app provides hourly, and six day forecast with exact rain details for the next hour. It is a simple and barebones app, but sometimes that is all you really need, especially on your Apple TV as the background.
What is it about?
Foreacast Bar for TV gives users one of the most beautiful interfaces for getting their weather data on the Apple TV. The app features gorgeous scenes that represent the current weather conditions, and the transparent overlays are full of detailed weather information for up to four locations. If you use Forecast Bar on iOS and Apple Watch, then you can transfer your data over to the Apple TV version by utilizing iCloud syncing. So not only is Forecast Bar gorgeous to look at, but it is informative and has pretty much every bit of weather data you could possibly need.
For those who...
- You want something pretty to look at but also has detailed info
Not for those who...
- You don't care about looks and just want something that gives you the necessary data
Why we love it
Forecast Bar for TV is beautiful and syncs easily with the iOS version of the app. If you are looking for something that is not only beautiful but informative as well, then you must get this app.
App Store Description
The highly acclaimed Forecast Bar is now on TV! Powered by The Weather Company and Dark Sky, Forecast Bar offers hyper accurate, hyper local live weather and forecasts delivered right ON your home screen! With Top Shelf, simply highlighting Forecast Bar on your home screen will show you up-to-the-minute weather at up to 4 locations!
With iCloud Sync, all your settings from Forecast Bar for iPhone and Mac are instantly transferred to your TV to ensure no setup time is required!
Forecast Bar features a gorgeous display full of weather information including:
- Current conditions, with current, feels like, high, and low temperatures, cloud conditions, as well as relative humidity
- A succinct description, available in many languages, of the weather for the next hour, and next 24 hours
- Charts showing temperature and rain forecasts for at least the next 8 hours
- When rain is detected in the next several hours, an animated chart showing rain intensity
- Up to a 14 day forecast, with high and low temperatures and weather conditions
- Full description of all local NWS severe weather alerts (U.S. only)
- Current wind conditions with an animated compass
- Dew point and humidity readings, with a "mugginess" animated gauge
- Pressure indicator with trend information
- Sunrise and sunset times for the day
- Moon phase
- Visibility reading
- UV Index
You can expand any day's forecast to see a full 24 hour temperature, precipitation, wind, humidity and UV index chart, along with an hour-by-hour sky conditions.
Forecast Bar automatically determines your location to provide hyper-local weather data. In addition, you can store many saved locations, and switch between them. By default, Forecast Bar will automatically detect which units to use for your location, or you can manually set your preferred units.
If you have any ideas or problems with Forecast Bar, drop us an email to [email protected] or add them to our support site! Preview music by Bensound.
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