MSN Weather i
s a lightweight software application built specifically for Windows 8 users in order to help them monitor the weather conditions for their favorite location.
You are welcomed by an interactive working environment that features beautiful weather images that are displayed in the background. You can view 10-day and hourly forecasts, weather information from multiple trusted providers, and historical weather averages.
MSN Weather gives you the possibility to specify the location that you want to track, create a list with your favorite places for easily tracking the weather conditions, monitor current weather conditions for cities all over the world, well as access world weather maps with support for radar, temperature, precipitation, cloud, and satellite options.
What’s more, you can check the weather in ski resorts around the world with snow forecasts, trail maps, ski deals and news, web cams, and 360 degree panoramas. Additionally, you are allowed to perform searches that are limited to your location or specify the country/region that you are interested in.
A great feature bundled in this utility enables you to view comprehensive weather information for each day of the week (e.g. temperature, wind, sunrise, humidity, precipitation chances) and historical data (e.g. average and record rainfall).
Last but not least, you can refresh the information with just one click, zoom in or out of the maps, pick the unit of measurement for temperature, receive notifications for severe weather alerts, and check the current weather condition for any city right from your Start screen via live tiles.
All in all, MSN Weather offers a decent suite of features for helping you stay up-to-date with the latest meteorological conditions, check forecasts, and view weather maps. The intuitive layout makes it an ideal app for rookies and professionals alike.