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Rainfall app zeros in on your location

Posted By Tom Jackson On July 19, 2012 @ 6:30 am In Construction Blog,Uncategorized | No Comments


Know to the minute when you’re going to get wet.

Whether you’re pouring concrete, paving a road or roofing a building the only weather you care about is the weather directly overhead. TV weather is so generalized as to be almost useless. Even Internet weather sites don’t give you much detail beyond the county level.

Well now there’s an app for that. ┬áThe Raindropping app [2] delivers a “hyper-local” rainfall map to your smartphone, accurate to within a 1-kilometer (0.6 mile) radius of your exact location. And it will give you a time to the minute when the rain will be hitting your site and when it will stop. Even cooler: the Raindropping ap will send push notifications to your phone when rain is coming in your direction–so you don’t have to constantly check your phone.

The program is free on the iTunes App store and 99 cents for the ad free version.


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[2] Raindropping app: http://www.latimes.com/business/technology/la-fi-tn-raindropping-app-20120716,0,23133.story

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