The Weather Channel: Forecast

The Weather Channel Interactive

Price Category Version Released Last Updated Size Compatibility Age
Free Weather 9.9 Nov 08, 2008 Apr 04, 2018 156.9 MB iOS 10.0 or later 4+
New in version 9.9

•  We noticed that some of you experienced crashes when switching locations, so we’ve gone ahead and fixed that for you.

We want to hear from you! Email us at with any suggestions or questions. Let us know how you like these changes by rating and reviewing us in the App Store!


The Weather Channel App for iPhone and iPad is your best option for accurate forecasts and timely local weather alerts. Make confident decisions this fall, whether you are planning for the day, the entire week or the next 15 days!

• Learn what the forecast is, whether hourly, daily, weekly, weekend or 15-day.
• Cognitive Home Screen: Changes based on your current location, weather, and time of day, so you get your current conditions plus the weather info you need most.
• Hurricane Central: Monitor tropical storms and hurricanes and get safety and preparedness tips. When a tropical storm or hurricane forms, track it and stay safe with Hurricane Central.
• Detailed Current Conditions: Get “feels like” temperature, humidity, wind speed, and more.
• Weather Maps: Fast-loading radar maps show past and future doppler radar.
• Severe Weather Alerts: Stay safe with real-time National Weather Service notifications of severe weather including severe weather warnings about lightning, hail, flooding and severe storms.

• Need weather information to help plan for road trips, picnics, camping or hiking? – the app lets you track and read detailed weather information in multiple locations around the world.
• Dress, pack and plan appropriately – know the rain and wind forecasts, tides, sunrise and sunset times, phases of the moon and even pollen counts!
• Get high-risk allergy alerts directly from the home screen, links to allergy insights, and a daily pollen outlook with our improved allergy tracker.
• GoRun Forecast: Like to run? Now you can create a personalized GoRun Forecast to help you answer questions like “When should I run?” “What should I wear?” “How far should I go?” Scroll to the Outdoors module in our app to try it out, and let us know what you think at

• Watch our morning show “The Lift”: a 6-minute weather show that airs first on your app. Join Domenica Davis as she covers breaking weather, cool science, and amazing nature clips first thing in the morning. Available on your home screen weekdays from 6-11 a.m. Great for people on the go!
• Weather News: From severe storms to straight-up bizarre weather occurrences, we’ll keep you up to date.
• Stunning Imagery: Amazing background photos match your current weather conditions.
• Sponsors allow us to bring you The Weather Channel app for free

For those of you who want an ad-free version of our weather app, it is here! Our iOS app includes a $3.99 in-app purchase to remove all ads for 1 year. Simply go to the Settings menu in the app to complete the purchase.

• Get precise weather updates, rain and lightning alerts and more of your favorite features right from your Apple Watch.
• Watch Glances: To activate The Weather Channel Glance, open the Apple Watch App on your iPhone, go to the "Glances" section, click "edit," and add "The Weather."

To activate the new The Weather Channel watch face complication, press firmly on the watch face that displays the time and tap "customize." Then browse to the complication showing an umbrella icon.

Forgot your phone? Access many of the top app features on the web, wherever you go: find us at, like us on, and follow us on Twitter @weatherchannel.

We respect your privacy! Please check out our Privacy Policy, which can be found here: and our Terms of Use, which can be found here:

We love feedback! If you love our weather app, please rate and review us in the App Store. If you have questions or suggestions, please email us at with any suggestions or questions.

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Okay Map
James Manzano on 4/21/2018
The map, when zoomed out a certain amount, gets rid of the rain in just a certain area. There is still rain there because if you zoom out, or in more, it appears again; but there is a sort of dead spot in the magnification. Half of the videos don’t have anything to do with weather, so that is something TWC can focus on to improve.
Forecasts are wildly inaccurate
MikeM2 on 4/21/2018
It’s not that the app is so bad, it’s just that the Weather Channel is more geared towards selling adds than forecasting weather. Typical was this morning, where the app indicated 5%-15% chance of rain, and the radar showed the only rain showers were 50 miles away over the past two hours. I put on all of my riding gear, rolled my motorcycle outside, and found that it a rain shower was blowing through. A check of another weather source showed 52% chance of rain, and their radar showed rain showers all around over the past hour. This kind of thing happens all of the time.
Constantly Self Sponsoring with Pointless Videos
JohnnyDrape on 4/21/2018
I would like this application to only have the weather, however it continues to show weather channel sponsored video options. I purchased this app to remove ads. Then I turned off video auto play, and that was not enough. The weather channel has become a false weather entity, it has fallen behind the times due to advancements in technology that fundamentally ruin its purpose, and instead of sticking to their guns and showing the weather and the weather only, they constantly try to bombard their customers with pointless videos about things I personally do not care to watch. I suggest removing the videos and letting me have just the weather information.
Good luck logging in
Mcaldwell_23 on 4/20/2018
I originally logged in through the app and after an update it repeatedly provided errors when logging in our trying to reset my password. Done with it.
Inappropriate repetitive ads
Jalapeno Rojo on 4/20/2018
Constant inappropriate repetitive click bait ads. When reported the same one keeps appearing.
Don’t like the videos
Lindaondooley on 4/20/2018
I don’t review many apps but I wanted to review The Weather Channel because of an issue I have with it. I get on several times a week and I do not appreciate the dead animal videos that are on the app almost every time I open it. I’m tempted to delete the app because of this.
313 421 175 on 4/20/2018
If you love your weather with a healthy dose of overdramatic click bait then you came to the right place. For example, a 20% chance of rain will be referred to as possible deadly death showers from above. A lightning storm, be prepared for hell fire brought down from with total and absolute destruction possible. Whenever you check the weather on this app, it will very clearly outline all of the different ways you could die. It’s helpful for those folks who live by themselves in a shack in the woods and like to wear aluminum foil hats. For normal people who just want the weather, there are much better apps out there.
Riddled with advertisements
Way 2 rob me! on 4/20/2018
This would be a great app if not for the constant advertisements going on all over the app. You gotta watch a 35 second commercial before you can watch a 20 second video. Not worth it! This app is garbage.
Millennial Edition
Rick from Sunshine Way on 4/20/2018
Kids love stuff that’s ugly and over complicated. This app is perfect for them. How about giving me the basics at a glance rather than make me scroll and click every time. Glad you haven’t gotten rid of your old app... yet.
Location, alerts, and Login Issues
KenDease on 4/20/2018
I’m currently unable to set alerts due to my location settings. Even though I’ve given full/always location permissions. It will not save the alerts unless I choose a location. This is the only reason I need your app, and I will discontinue using it until this problem is fixed. I can’t login with Facebook. It logs in on the Facebook side, and grants access, but I get an error as soon as I come back into the weather app. I will update my rating once these issues are addressed.
Not enough info
Old Norm on 4/20/2018
Don’t just show the barometric pressure, show whether it is rising or falling.
App.User.2 on 4/20/2018
This app seems to work pretty well for the most part but the widget needs some work. Most times it doesn’t even show the current temperature and I’d like to see the weather for the next few hours under the “Show More” in the widget, rather than a video of an area that isn’t related to my location.
Weather’s weather wherever, but-
Echoglow on 4/20/2018
Now this app stops my music every single freaking time I open it, and that’s reason enough to stop using it. The weather forecast is pretty much the same wherever it comes from. Give us an audio fix and all would be perfect!
Audrie Rathman on 4/20/2018
I love this app and especially the interesting videos, until a weather-girl goes off all liberal and hateful. Remember 50% of the country is conservative!
Loyal customer no longer
K-roc714 on 4/19/2018
I have had this this app for years. I originally purchased the ad free version. When they eliminated this version, they gave me one year ad free. I purchased the ad free option for $3.99 after my one year expired. They have my money, but I still have the ads. I have written multiple times but received no response.
Not good anymore.
Geoffrey E. on 4/19/2018
I can’t enable significant weather alerts because it doesn’t give me any options to add my location. It says I have to select my location but it doesn’t give me the option and my location is set to on.
Constantly crashing
ILoveMyBulldogge.2 on 4/19/2018
Constantly crashing please update.
Consistently terrible
hitorque on 4/19/2018
Had this app for years, I don’t know why. Half the time the thing doesn’t even open. I’m not going to wait forever to look at the weather. App is crap!
For the iPad
RufustheCatRocks on 4/19/2018
...I much prefer the landscape view provided by the original app. I keep getting notices that I need to switch to the upgraded version, which seems to have been developed specifically for the iPhone. I understand a desire to maintain one version of an app. Add “Feel Like” and “Humidity” to the hourly temps and I’ll grudgingly make the switch. Until then, I’m using the original version as long as it continues to function.
Best weather app
Jmonahan12 on 4/19/2018
Thank u
App Will not load on iPad Air 2 with Satellite internet.
ShifterDX on 4/19/2018
.. it kept suggesting update to this app.. the old version does work (accept for blurry radar at times). This app hasn’t loaded once after excepting all allowed requirements. Just a blank blue screen.
Not very impressed
whitedog411 on 4/19/2018
Loved and used the old app on a regular basis. Too much scrolling on this version to find what used to be readily available on the bottom of screen toolbar (if you can find the info you want at all). Go to the feedback page, and you can’t, but the help page seems to be extensive, but where do you leave the questions that they post their FAQ answers to?
Alerts keep turning on
Snottymax on 4/19/2018
I’ve had this app for years on my iPhone. About 2 weeks ago I started getting alerts that I didn’t want. Checked iPhone settings and alerts off. Checked app and some alerts were on. Turned them off. Next day they were back on. Repeated this process a few times until I had to delete app bc the alerts wouldn’t stay off. Sorry weather channel. Until this bug is fixed I’ll get my weather elsewhere
Spam nightmare
wisgibbgibson on 4/19/2018
Too long to load, too much spam.
Really wish I would not have upgraded!
Alftan on 4/19/2018
This is terrible. Now it is just like my phone weather app! I lost the amazing interface where I could scroll through all of the places I had set up to see the weather there. I do not want to scroll and scroll left and right to see the weather. I’m so so disappointed that they would ruin this app. I will be looking for something else.
The ads
Jesinger on 4/18/2018
Enough is enough! I can’t even open the app to see the temp without it taking me somewhere else to view spam. You could at least make it worth it and accurately predict the weather. To many adds everywhere
iPad Gen 4
Lovenutty on 4/18/2018
You guys get one star. I have a iPad 4, according to your list iPad 4 not mentioned. I used this app for years did you forget about iPad 4???
Pop up ads and video advertisements
E.Longo on 4/18/2018
When I want to check the weather but a 30 second pop up movie advertisement keeps coming up over and over it ruins this app. I can use a different app instead
Need a more recent map, not one that is a few years old
callumcorrect on 4/18/2018
Need a more recent map
Alerts need fixed
jerecuda1 on 4/18/2018
Almost everyday the alerts are turned back on. This needs to stop immediately. No one needs to be woken at 2 am for an alert that says frost warning.
Umm.. I’m confused
Ashley432567 on 4/18/2018
This is a great app I use it all the time but when I checked it today I got confused because it said heavy rain Thursday so I clicked on it and it brought me to April 13 which was actually Friday but it’s not the 13th it’s the 18th and it’s still bringing me weather from last week...?
Worst weather app out there
Innerl on 4/18/2018
It wouldn’t be so bad if it actually worked most of the time. Every time I bring the app out of the background it brings up the “getting latest weather info” or similar notification at the top of the screen, which is fine except that it never refreshes and hangs/locks in that position. Half the time when I switch locations it freezes.
Notification needs work.
Crack Berry David on 4/18/2018
I am getting notifications for weather that are no where near me. At first they stopped when I created an account and set up notifications for my area, then a few days ago I started receiving them again.
Was great until last update
gillette411 on 4/18/2018
Deleting the app. This is ridiculous. Thanks for not listening to your users. Stop turning on my notifications. It’s ridiculous that I have to turn them off again every single day. If I want to know about the weather, I open the app.
Problem with locations and alerts
Kwolfbyte on 4/18/2018
Locations are not selectable when trying to get alerts turned on in settings. You click settings then enable then it says to select location (or cancel). Location header appears but nothing underneath and it’s not clickable. You can only cancel out at that time. Thereby not enabling alerts for your desired locations.
Extremely slow. Terrible lag.
cag1989 on 4/17/2018
This app is very frustrating to use. All of the useless embedded apps and videos cause even the simple task of scrolling down the page take forever. I will be deleting.
New weather app.
reubenleroy on 4/17/2018
The new weather app is like going from college back to junior high school. It is very poorly written, please don’t take the old app from us!
Wind chill forecast
littlefb on 4/17/2018
I had to upgrade from the old iPad app, and I really miss having wind chill in the hourly forecast. Please add it to the universal app.
Train an on 4/17/2018
I upgraded to this APP. It hasn’t worked properly ever since I got it the old version was better. Have the time it will not load the radar and very very slow to work. Guys you need to do something better than this one
New update deleted again
SkiandRun on 4/17/2018
Still has fake non related weather content. Delete once again. Please allow us to at least turn these annoying videos off in the settings. Even the weather forecast videos don’t mirror the actual Weather Channel. This is what happens when two separate companies own the same product. It just doesn’t work. You are not even listening to most of the reviews and users. GET RID OF THE VIDEOS! Create a separate gossip news app for these. Or hire people that care about and know Meteorology. Send the current employees to TMZ. Ari has no clue about the weather. He sounds like a robot reading from a TelePrompTer. Can’t trust a weather forecast from someone who doesn’t know the weather. Provide videos of storm chaser footage instead. That we know actually happened during the bigger storms. Company greed much?
What’s going???
Cario278 on 4/17/2018
What’s going on with you guys at The Weather Channel? This app used to be very accurate and on point! I still have last Friday’s 4/13/2018 60 second weather video still showing and today is 4/17/2018!! I have a paid subscription! And this is the type of service I get! I reached out to you guys and NEVER do I get an answer! Which is sad because you guys would rather somebody email their problem then to hear the persons voice! I’m just waiting for my subscription to run out so I can run as fast as possible away from you guys! I even tried to get my money back! But no chance! This is very sad! You guys should be called the weather rip offs!!
Weather feature is good, that’s it
Tom Larn on 4/17/2018
Everything the app is supposed to do well, it does. It serves great as a weather app. But there are endless pop up ads and the absolute cringiest videos and video titles I’ve ever seen, not exaggerating at all. To app developers: keep doing weather features well, but please remove everything else that’s completely irrelevant and just click bait.
Loved the old version
Tess1638 on 4/17/2018
I loved the old version of this app. The new version, not so much. The format is clunky and hard to use, plus I get too much information that I don’t want. I end up doing a lot of scrolling just to find things. I didn’t have to do this in the old version. For now, I’m using the older version until it stops working.
Data doesn’t match
Dave12345er on 4/17/2018
This app is just ok. When you go on it tells you what the current temp is in large font and in small font tells you what the days high and lows will be. Then it also gives what the weather by the hour on a slide bar but the highs and lows do not match what they say it will be and often is off by several degrees. Also when I is windy it shows a symbol for wind but doesn’t show if it will be cloudy or clear. As far as I know it can be sunny and windy at the same time.
Ads annoying
Giardia1 on 4/17/2018
I kept getting the notice to upgrade to this version so I did. Annoying ad banner running across bottom for some stupid game. No thanks. Deleted.
Blue Screen of Death
PSmartt on 4/17/2018
I thought I left the blue screen of death behind when I went to a Mac. Well, not so. I loaded the new Weather Channel app and after the splash screen with the mountain, I get a solid blue screen and that is it. Sorry, not what I was expecting.
What happened to hourly humidity?
Rooinek1 on 4/17/2018
The older series (ending with 4.5.1) had an hourly humidity forecast, which this series has dropped. Please bring this back as it is very useful.
Political ads are offensive and have no place on the weather channel app
Rebmarcus on 4/17/2018 political ads. You can do better. One more time...remove political ads. Should not be on your site.
Works well
LTISME! on 4/16/2018
I enjoy almost all the features and get my weather here daily and would like to enjoy the videos because they are interesting, but with the captions written right across the middle of the video it’s difficult to watch.
Accurate but to many adds
Zip_1992 on 4/16/2018
The amount of adds on this app cause it to crash or be horrendously slow. The weather is accurate and the features themselves work fine but the amount of add content slows it down to a point that it’s just a hassle to use
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