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  1. Apple Watch complication.

    Would be great to have a complication for Apple Watch advising how long until rain starts.

    115 votes
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    The app now supports watchOS 4 and can potentially have a complication, however in testing the complications have a very small CPU and network budget, so it can only update a few times per hour, then it gets stuck on the last update. This makes it show the wrong prediction for a while. I’m looking into ways around it to reduce the CPU and network, but it is a fundamental issue with the way complications work in watchOS.

  2. Apple Watch screens

    Last update removed two of the three Apple Watch screens, now can’t access radar and rainfall chart on the watch. Could you please fix? Otherwise a brilliant app.

    45 votes
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  3. Ability to change the alert to a ringtone

    I often miss the short alerts especially if my phone is not on me. Having a long alert like a ringtone would be fantastic and set this product apart from all other rain alarms. I need an alert that can wake me at night if I have my telescope setup.

    37 votes
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  4. Landscape view on iPad.

    That's all. Would be nice.

    33 votes
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  5. 28 votes
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  6. Refresh in Apple Watch app

    It would be useful to be able to refresh the forecast from the watch with pull to refresh.

    26 votes
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  7. Show the time that it will rain

    This could be and option to display 'light rain at 2.33pm' rather than 'light rain in 44 minutes'.

    21 votes
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    I’m concerned with this behaviour as I have noticed it only serves to make the app seem more inaccurate – particularly when the storm is over 20 minutes away, as there can be several minutes of variation between each update. Using a relative time scale allows the app to fine tune the prediction without the penalty of being seen to be making such changes. Also having tested both I find a relative time scale more useful than the absolute time.

  8. Add more radars

    I am in the Lockyer Valley and Toowoomba, the app is using Brisbane radar and saying I am too far from the radar for accurate predictions (It has rained and no notifications at all). There is no option for me to use the much closer Marburg radar.

    21 votes
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  9. Radar times (and predictions?)

    It would be good to have times going along with the radar images, as seems to be common with most apps. Just makes it easier to estimate how quick rain will arrive/pass on that screen as well.

    Also, the Weather Channel app has a radar prediction loop as well, which can be very useful.

    Yours is certainly the nicest animation of all the ones I’ve seen, so would be great to add a few common features.

    17 votes
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  10. Show rain direction on all radars

    Show the approximate approach direction and timing (like is shown on the 128km radar) on all radar distances

    15 votes
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  11. Nicer looking appealing widget

    A better more eye-appealing widget is necessary (Key word "Eye appealing")

    15 votes
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  12. 15 votes
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  13. 15 votes
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  14. Show rainfall history

    Provide rainfall amounts for the past week

    14 votes
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  15. Hourly temperatures in horizontal scroll

    Expand the current days temperature to be in hourly blocks rather than summarised over 3 hour intervals. It could even be included in the settings as a more detailed option for those that might prefer it

    10 votes
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    Unfortunately getting data this accurate is tricky, typically when you see this feature they may be using tricks like interpolation (averaging) between two 3 hour data points. I have been looking for a data source that can give this but it get both expensive and technical to implement.

  16. User-sourced local warnings

    Another page for local warnings.

    If you experience a particular "event" then you can log it in your area by choosing from a pre-determined list (eg. Flash flood, fog, hail, power outage etc.) - if a certain number of users in the same area report the same event, it then pops up on the local warnings page.

    The events should also be time stamped, so we can see how long ago it was reported.

    Perhaps there could be follow-up notifications on the hour to users that submitted a report, where they confirm whether or not the event is still taking…

    9 votes
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  17. 48hr forecast icons are difficult to see

    +Make the 48hr forecast panel larger or clickable to show more details like a percentage likely hood of rain and at what time the rain should occur per hour or 2hr. Also show wind speed, wind direction, temperature etc. It's convenient to plan the day around this info.

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  18. Zoom the map

    I have no idea if the radar is showing rain over my location or not. I can’t even tell where my exact location is on the map (it doesn’t show my suburb).
    Zoom in on the map to show details makes the information really relevant and useful. So far, I’m using the weatherzone radar map more than this one.

    5 votes
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  19. 5 votes
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  20. Symbol on today widget

    Add a weather symbol to the today widget to match forecast

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