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  1. Storm direction rotates with compass

    Storm direction indicator could rotate with compass to point in the direction of where the storm is coming from based on your location.

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  2. 46 votes
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    The problem is that the radar is centred on the radar station, so by centring the map you will have to crop the radar – we can’t make up the data from no-where.

    By moving the map, we’ll just expose an area of the map that the radar does not cover. So to do that, we need to then zoom in, or use data from another radar. If we zoom in, you don’t get more data, it will just get more blurred, and if try to use another radar, then there is a likely possibility that there is not coverage.

  3. 4 votes
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  4. 8 votes
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  5. Cloud Cover

    Would be great to have a similar interactive/moving style map with the cloud cover. I work in the film industry and this would be a great feature to assist with if it will be a sunny day or cloudy in regions that are not raining. Just an idea from the film industry side :) great app by the way I love it and use it all the time.

    5 votes
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  6. 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.

    48 votes
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  7. Show rain direction on all radars

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

    21 votes
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  8. 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.

    10 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.

    20 votes
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    The current design focuses on keeping the design clean and removing any information that is not required. The point of the radar page is that it is always up to date, and will let you know when the next image is arriving. The prediction page tells you when the rain is arriving.

  10. Radar sensitivity.

    Are you able to turn down sensitivity on over excited sites e.g. Namoi ( Black Jack Mountain). The two lowest indications are not actually rain, just heavy cloud. I have logged complaints with BOM a number of occasions to no avail. Their techs. could fix this easily as sensitivity is adjustable. Even shows major bushfires as rain!

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  11. 5 votes
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  12. 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.

  13. 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.

    7 votes
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  14. 2 votes
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  15. 15 votes
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  16. 28 votes
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  17. Symbol on today widget

    Add a weather symbol to the today widget to match forecast

    4 votes
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  18. Refresh in Apple Watch app

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

    27 votes
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  19. Show rainfall history

    Provide rainfall amounts for the past week

    16 votes
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  20. Nicer looking appealing widget

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

    15 votes
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