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Make better business travel plans by utilizing weather apps

Wednesday, October 31, 2012 3:03:40 PM

With hurricane season upon us and the threat of winter storms looming in the near future, business travelers are sure to benefit from a knowledge of current weather trends. When driving your corporate car rental to and from meetings and conferences, stay up-to-date with local weather issues with these handy weather apps.

The Hurricane app, available on both Android and iPhone, allows users to browse satellite images, read warnings from the National Hurricane Center, view weather-related Twitter updates and watch storm videos. Business travelers can choose from the regions "Atlantic Ocean," "Pacific Ocean" and "World" as they search for weather and historic storm info.

The Weather Channel app recently surpassed 90 million downloads, according to MarketWatch. This well-known TV channel and website's reliable app is popular with the public. More than 200 meteorologists are employed at the company, which provides up-to-date information on which weather trends could be affecting your business travel plans.

For an app that is both useful and aesthetically pleasing, check out Living Earth. This breathtaking app shows a live celestial view of the entire planet, which can allow business travelers to see the big picture of weather on a global scale.

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