Radar Buddy

Radar Buddy


(4 stars)


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10,000 - 50,000 downloads

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RadarBuddy is your personal assistance to view NEXRAD Level 3 radar data from the NOAA radar station network. This network covers all United States, Puerto Rico, and Guam. Radar data includes Reflectivity Composite, Reflectivity Base, Velocity Storm Relative,Velocity Base, Rainfall 1-Hour Total, Rainfall Storm Total, and Long Range Reflectivity. ******RadarBudyPro includes national and regional radar and weather alerts.

How to Use:
Once launched, RadarBuddy displays a map of the continential United States. You have 2 options to locate radar sites. You can select a state, Puerto Rico, or Guam from the search menu button or you can click the mylocation button. Once you have chosen an action, the map will display radars for the selected location or the closet radar site to your location. Click on the radar station icon to display radar loops. You can pinch to zoom in or out of the map or use the standard google map toogle controls. Drag your finger to pan the map. Display options can be set from the options menu and you can change terrian to sattelite, change radar product, change loop speed, or opacity. If you would like to share images with your buddies, then select the share button which will take a screenshot of the map and send it via Messaging, Facebook, Google+, Flickr, Twitter, and more. Please note the image will be saved directly to your SD Card.

Please note radar images are downloaded in real time so you may experience extreme slowness and loss of functionality if you have no or low internet connection.

Please and questions, comments, or enhancements to radarbuddy@gmail.com

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Recently changed in this version

1. Fixed error selecting radar type without selecting radar station.
2. Incorrect Time for radar.
3. Added legend
4. App will locate and show nearest radar station if location is known on launch.
5. Ability to cancel download of radar images.
6. Share images appear on photo gallery on button click, you may have to attach photo for Facebook and google+

Comments and ratings for Radar Buddy
  • (62 stars)

    by Robb Wood on 27/05/2014

    Slow to load images, if it loaded. I am uninstalling.

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    by Vi ZiO on 22/04/2014


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    by José Alberto Aponte MARRERO on 06/01/2014


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    by DB Cooper on 29/11/2013

    Does not work with Android 4.0.4. Recommendation: Avoid, try "radar now classic".

  • (62 stars)

    by tonyhtms on 02/10/2013

    Only shows radar dishes. Worthless

  • (62 stars)

    by Allan Gates on 18/09/2013

    For being a Free application, "Radar Buddy" is for sure the "Real Deal" for all to have on their phones, Tablets, etc..Love it!!! Thanks for the Free Downlpad

  • (62 stars)

    by i calvo on 16/09/2013

    It will be handy when tracking the next hurricane, it combines several nexrad stations in a single view, here in south florida I can see the weather in the Bahamas and even Cuba....great...and I also can check the weather in other states...