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Old 06-30-2013, 02:04 PM   #1
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Not sure if anyone is interested but I stumbled across a weather app ( radar cast pro) that notifies you when rain will likely arrive. So far it has worked like a charm me... It gave me a notification just today that rain will likely arrive in my area in 45 minutes and it was spot on. This is great for us soft top owners!!!!

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Old 06-30-2013, 06:37 PM   #2
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I was in another thread, but Thanks! NOAA weather app aka radar cast pro.

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Old 06-30-2013, 06:45 PM   #3
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Just an FYI, check out rain alarm. It msgs you when rain is detected within a distance (that you can configure) from your current location.
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Old 06-30-2013, 07:19 PM   #4
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Thanks for the FYI on rain alarm. I'm going to check that out too.
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Old 07-01-2013, 11:38 AM   #5
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Just an FYI, check out rain alarm. It msgs you when rain is detected within a distance (that you can configure) from your current location.
Cool app. Thanks!
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Cool app. Thanks!
No prob. I can't take full credit. Another WF member recommended it a few weeks ago on another thread. That's how I found out about it.
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Old 07-01-2013, 12:22 PM   #7
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I like Dark Skys (iPhone app). Very reliable. It only forecast out an hour.
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I use Rain Alarm Pro on my Android. Its pretty customizable.
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Old 07-01-2013, 03:52 PM   #9
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Rain Alarm has been giving me false positives.
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Old 07-01-2013, 06:17 PM   #10
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Check out "Jeep Weather" You set your own parameters (temp, chance of rain, wind) and when the conditions meet your parameters it tells you what days you can take your top off. I've had it a short time but it seems pretty accurate. And the best part is that it's free so if you think it sucks you just delete it!
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Old 07-02-2013, 10:22 AM   #11
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Rain Alarm has been giving me false positives.
I fixed this by only sounding an alarm for yellow and above, green and light green are just clouds.
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Old 07-02-2013, 11:54 AM   #12
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stupid iOs only apps...
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Old 07-02-2013, 12:06 PM   #13
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I fixed this by only sounding an alarm for yellow and above, green and light green are just clouds.
I only have the free version. That setting must be in the paid version only.

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That's one of the things I can't stand about some app developers. I'd rather deal with ads on the free versions than miss functionality. If I can't tell the app is going to do what I want using the free version, I will not likely buy the app.

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Anyway, I'll find something that I like. As it stands, I look at The Weather Channel's app to see what the next day will be. If they say 20% or less (and warm enough), I roll top down, doors off. 21-40%, top down, doors on, watching the hourly forecast. Anything above 40% is almost a guarantee that it will rain around me, so it will be buttoned up.
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Check out "Jeep Weather"
Thanks for the heads up.... pretty slick... we'll see how accurate it is this weekend
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Old 07-02-2013, 01:26 PM   #15
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Nooly for Android notifies your of weather exactly where you are at any given time...check it out, its FREE.

Its one the 50 Best Android Apps for 2013 according to Time.com (saw this on CNN.com this morning and downloaded it myself)
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Not sure which forum to post but...

Not sure if anyone is interested but I stumbled across a weather app ( radar cast pro) that notifies you when rain will likely arrive. So far it has worked like a charm me... It gave me a notification just today that rain will likely arrive in my area in 45 minutes and it was spot on. This is great for us soft top owners!!!!
Can you put iOS only in your original post? Save some of us some time.

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