Flowx: Weather Map Forecast

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4.3
6.98K reviews
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Content rating
Everyone
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About this app

Visualize the forecast with the unique Flowx weather map and graphs. Get superior user experience with all your data on one screen, finger swipe control and absolutely no ads, no tracking. Select the data for your needs from 30+ data types and 20+ forecast models, plus radar reflectivity, sun/moon-rise/set, and hurricane tracks. Use Flowx to plan around the weather, for aviation, fishing, sailing, surfing, cycling, hiking, photography, storm tracking or anyone interested in the weather.

The advantage of Flowx is the ability to easily compare models, to understand the weather and what it means for you. Customize your data options and visuals to your preference.

User Experience

Map
Use finger swipe to control the forecast animation over time. Choose multiple data layers to display on the map, and easily switch between models.

Graphs
View the week’s weather forecast data at a glance. Choose from a selection of graphs and use the compare function to view all data sources at once.

Widget
Get a quick update on your homescreen with the graph widget. Choose the graphs and location to display.

Pro Version Options

Free: No ads, no tracking
GFS, GDPS and ECMWF global forecast models, updated 4 times daily. Plus global wave, air quality and UV index models, storm/hurricane tracks, sun/moon-rise/set and USA high-res smoke.

Bronze Subscription: Best Value for Extended Forecast
All Free features plus up to 16-day forecast and 3-day history. More customization with the graph editor and additional map styles.

Silver Subscription: Best Value for Global Data
All Free & Bronze features plus Radar Reflectivity, ICON global forecast model, and additional regional forecast models.

Gold Subscription: Best Value for High-Resolution USA, Canada & Europe
All Free, Bronze & Silver features plus 3 high-res regional models for USA & Canada, 7 high-res regional models for Europe and additional high-res models including ocean temp/current, and air quality.

Data Sources & other Features

Data Sources - Free
• NOAA GFS (FV3) - Global
• NOAA GFS Waves - Global
• CMC GDPS - Global
• CMC GDWPS Waves - Global
• ECMWF HRES 35km - Global
• NOAA HYSPLIT Smoke Data - Continental USA
• NOAA HRRR Smoke Data (Experimental) - Continental USA
• CAMS Air Quality/UV Index - Global
• Storm/Hurricane Tracks (NOAA & CMC) - Global tropical storms
• Sunrise/set and Moonrise/set

Data Sources - Silver
• Free sources plus:
• RainViewer Radar - 82 countries
• DWD ICON - Global
• NOAA NAM12km - Continental USA
• CMC RDPS - Canada, USA (incl. Alaska), Greenland, Iceland
• MeteoFrance ARPEGE - Europe

Data Sources - Gold
• Free & Silver sources plus:
• NOAA HRRR - Continental USA
• NOAA NAM3km - Continental USA
• CMC HRDPS - Canada
• DWD ICON-EU - Europe
• DWD ICON-D2 - Germany
• MeteoFrance AROME - France
• KNMI HARMONIE 2.5km- Netherlands
• KNMI HARMONIE 5km - Europe
• RMI Alaro - Belgium
• Expedition Marine - Various locations incl Australia & NZ
• NOAA RTOFS Ocean Model - Global
• CAMS-EU Air Quality - Europe
• SILAM Air Quality - Europe

Animations: wind streamlines indicate wind speed and direction, while wavefront lines indicate wave direction.

Travel Mode: automatically updates the forecast for wherever you are in the world.

Offline Use: after updating the data, use the app offline to view the forecast without internet.

Permissions: minimal permissions required.

Try Flowx Today: visualize the forecast and understand weather systems - it’s the smart way to plan around the weather.

Contact:
Join us at forum.flowx.io to ask questions and discuss ideas.

Follow us on social media:
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twitter.com/flowxapp
youtube.com/flowxapp
Updated on
Nov 26, 2022

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4.3
6.98K reviews
Art Krikorian
November 11, 2022
Newbies: explore the app. There is so much here. More (hi-res) models available for a little extra. One of the best apps on the android platform. The only criticism is that, regrettably, the rain viewer service which shows the real-time radar frequently fails to render on the map. A serious flaw in an otherwise outstanding app. Also, the widgets don't work but this is a known problem with android according to the developer.
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t s
November 6, 2022
Really great for outdoor activity planning. Line graphs are fully customizable. Helps you to see the big picture on the map. With practice, one can figure out local weather patterns, and estimate weather outcome probabilities on your own. I would argue, most people's complaints about the "weather man" are related to their over reliance on micro-weather apps and their inability to understand the laws of probability. With any computer algorithm the saying holds "junk in, junk out". Not here!!
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Flowx Weather App
November 8, 2022
Yes, looking at the big picture and the variability in predictions between weather simulations gives the best understanding of what might happen with the weather. Thanks for the great review. Cheers, Duane.
Scott Hagberg
September 14, 2022
I just discovered this app, and am thrilled. It will be a better replacement for my current app that is no longer effective. I love the customization capabilities (even in the free version) and the widget is useful, it displays so much weather information in a compact format. This is a great app for those that are weather fanatics.
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Flowx Weather App
April 30, 2020
Hello Scott, Glad you're enjoying the app. I don't pull current conditions into the app so can't show the current temperature. Flowx only shows weather simulation results, which are all future predictions, and radar. BTW, check out our forum at forum dot flowx dot io. Cheers, Duane.

What's new

Release 3.394 (26 Nov 2022)
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- Fix bugs with the Black Friday sales again! :-(

- If you have any issues with your purchase, I apologise. Please contact me.

- Cyber Monday Sale should show up :-)

- ICON EU update - it's domain now extends east to the Caspian Sea.

- Updated a bunch of libraries.