The Weather Channel Update Adds A New Forecast for Runners

The latest update to The Weather Channel app for Android brings a new forecast feature for those who like to run or walk.  The new GoRun forecast gives you current conditions as well as conditions later on in the day or the next day so you can plan your walk or run accordingly.  The forecast gives you a 1-10 scale with 10 being the best time to run based on the weather forecast that includes precipitation, humidity and air quality.  This new forecast is found by scrolling down to the bottom of the main forecast display on the app, just below the radar section.

Also in this update to The Weather Channel app is the return of Hurricane Central.  This seasonal feature allows users to track tropical weather storms and hurricanes within the app.  This is

The Weather Channel Running Forecast
The Weather Channel Running Forecast

particularly handy for those in the United States who live in hurricane prone areas.  Now you will have that information at your fingertips and can have notifications for tropical events too.

The app is free and available for both Android phones and tablets.  For those of you who like widgets on your home screen, the app provides several of them to give you the right amount of information with just a glance at your screen.