10 best weather radar apps to track the next big storm The best weather radar apps for Android MyRadar Weather Radar. MyRadar is one of the better and more popular weather radar apps. ... RadarNow. ... RadarScope. ... Rainy Days Rain Radar. ... Storm Radar by The Weather Channel. ... WeatherRadarUSA. ... Weather Radar App. ... Weather Underground. ... Windy.com. ... More items...What is the weather radar forecast?
A weather radar is a type of radar used to locate precipitation, calculate its motion, estimate its type (rain, snow, hail, etc.), and forecast its future position and intensity. Weather radars are mostly doppler radars, capable of detecting the motion of rain droplets in addition to intensity of the precipitation.How does the weather radar work?
Weather radar consists of a rotating dish protected by a large white dome; this dish sends pulses of energy (the radar beam) into the atmosphere to detect objects like rain or hail. If the radar beam encounters an object, some of the radiation will bounce off of it and return to the radar site.What is the Weather Channel on a radio?
There is no standard channel assignment for weather frequencies on two way radios. For instance, The weather frequency 162.400 MHz may be assigned to Channel 1 on one make and model radio and assigned to Channel 4 on other one. Radio manufacturers program channel assignments with weather frequencies at their discretion.