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Rain

Rain Alarm for your Windows Phone is a weather radar app that can alert you of rain or snow through push notifications.

The main view of Rain Alarm is your typical map with the latest weather service radar displayed. Radar imagery is animated and can be paused or refreshed with the control buttons at the bottom of the screen.

Rain Alarm is a fairly simple app but may come in handy if you want to avoid the wet stuff while traveling or just don't want to caught off guard.

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Here in New England, we’re getting hit with some nasty winter weather: snow, rain, sleet, freezing rain and all the variants of wintry precipitation. And if you’re planning your day—especially if you golf, ride a motorcycle or were looking to schedule something outside, knowing when that rain is going to happen is important.

Enter in SkyMotion, which just does just that—it pulls down your location and in various, user-selected time increments, tells you the chance of rain in your exact area. Sure, other weather apps tell you that info in a general sense, but this is about granularity, specificity and SkyMotion kicks it up a notch.

The app was previously on Android and iOS but is now available for our Windows Phones...

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