AccuWeather launches for Windows 8, lets you know if it's dry outside the Metro

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AccuWeather launches for Windows 8, lets you know what it's like beyond the Metro

So you’re finally getting that Surface tablet (or a Windows 8 PC of choice) and have decided that a basic weather app just won’t do it justice. AccuWeather agrees with you — after months of supporting the Windows 8 preview editions, it’s formally launching a weather app that takes advantage of Microsoft’s completed Metro Windows 8 interface in all its widescreen glory. The title both provides near-obsessive detail about the climate as well as the requisite live tile for an at-a-glance check. You also won’t have to resort to the web to find out if it’s raining in your neighborhood: a Bing Maps radar overlay shows if it’s safe to leave the umbrella at home. The app is free to download, which makes it entirely too easy to check the weather through Windows instead of the window.

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