This variant of the app is aimed at older devices. A better choice with more background map types is "Rain Alarm".This weather app warns you when rain is currently nearing. Instead of forecasting it warns using almost real-time data, which is more precise than any forecast can be. It is an useful assistant for everything outdoors like cycling, biking, hiking, gardening, BBQ, picnics, walking the dogs, home improvement and more.
Features:- warns for any type of precipitation, may it be rain, snow or hail- warning as notification, vibration and/or sound- precipitation map view- widgets in different sizes and themes
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The data used originates from governmental weather services. Works in the USA (including Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Guam), Canada, Mexico, El Salvador, Argentina, Australia, Taiwan, Japan, Republic of Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei, the UK, Ireland, Germany, Austria, Finland, Norway, Iceland, the Netherlands, Spain (including the Balearic and the Canary Islands), Slovenia, Croatia, Belarus, Ukraine, Russia.
There is also a paid version of the app named "Rain Alarm OSM Pro" with the following enhancements:- No advertisement- Many customizable settings, like update interval, search radius, animation interval- Customizable alarm conditions and notifiers (notification, LED, sounds, speech output, vibration patterns)- More widget themes- Support for Android Wear and Sony SmartWatch 1 + 2
Permissions:Photos/Media/Files - cache will be stored on external memory to save space on internal memoryWi-Fi connection information - check if there is connectivityConnect and disconnect from Wi-Fi - Pro version: optionally activate Wi-Fi when no other connectivity