The Weather Channel App is a desktop utility program that provides weather and temperature information directly to a desktop. This includes weather alerts, maps, radar and more. The program’s interface is a separate window that allows users to browse through a web-based platform. The window also provides information regarding the current temperature where the computer is currently located. Details about the humidity, wind and pressure is available. Aside from these, the program also offers details about the moon phase, sunrise and sunset times, dew point, and visibility. Forecast temperature and chances of precipitation in the next three hours or days or the coming weekend are also provided.
The Weather Channel App has a built-in System Tray feature icon. This allows users to view the current temperature and weather without having to open the program’s main window. Various settings menu are also available that allows adjustments of locations and alert options. It also provides access to the program’s theme center with different available skins. Configuring the temperature unit that the program is using is also possible. It can work on both Celsius and Fahrenheit. Options to adjust alert sounds, Weather Today animation, and display of tooltips are available. The program also features real-time traffic for more than 40 supported cities.