FAQs: Radar and Radar-View Related Issues

How do I animate the radar map? (3.)
Tap the Play icon, the fourth icon in the toolbar at the top of the map. The Radar Map animation covers the last 20 minute time period, showing a snapshot v...
Wed, 28 Jan, 2015 at 3:14 PM
How do I know if the map’s radar or cloud imagery is current? (3.)
After tapping the Play icon, look at the timestamp while the radar or cloud imagery is animating. Radar data is updated approximately every five minutes a...
Wed, 28 Jan, 2015 at 3:14 PM
How do I switch between radar and clouds on the map? (3.)
Tap the Layers icon, the third icon in the toolbar at the top of the map, then under Choose Weather Overlay tap either Radar or Clouds. A checkmark indi...
Wed, 28 Jan, 2015 at 3:15 PM
How do I Zoom and Move the map? (3.)
You can Zoom the map-view by placing two fingers on it and either pinching them together or pulling them apart.  You can Move (pan) the map around by t...
Thu, 12 Mar, 2015 at 8:49 AM
Can I change the transparency of the radar or cloud imagery so I can see the map better? (3.)
Tap the Layers icon, the third icon in the toolbar at the top of the map, then drag the Overlay Transparency slider to the left to make the weather data...
Wed, 28 Jan, 2015 at 3:15 PM
Can Storm Shield show the “satellite” view of the map? (3.)
Tap the Layers icon, the third icon in the toolbar at the top of the map, and set the Satellite Layer to enabled. The Satellite Map animation covers the las...
Wed, 28 Jan, 2015 at 3:15 PM
Radar Seems To Be Out-Of-Date or Lagging Behind
If your radar view appears to lag behind or be out-of-date, it may be because of a refresh-issue or a loss of wifi/cellular service.  If you leave the...
Mon, 2 Mar, 2015 at 3:44 PM
I haven't been able to see the satellite map for days. The map has the location pin on a blank screen. (3.)
This is most likely a case of being zoomed out too far on the map. Try zooming in by placing two fingers on the screen and expanding your fingers.
Wed, 28 Jan, 2015 at 3:15 PM
How do I show the storm-based polygon alerts on the map? (3.)
Follow this link to "How do I show the storm-based polygon alerts on the map?".
Fri, 27 Feb, 2015 at 9:32 AM
Radar Notes
<Click> here for some tips on weather radar.
Tue, 19 Jan, 2016 at 2:19 PM