Who is your provider for graphical radar and weather information?

Weather Decisions Technologies (WDT) provides the following graphical and textual weather products to ForeFlight Mobile:

  • Winds aloft
  • Temperature aloft
  • Worldwide lightning
  • US/Canada Doppler radar-indicated Mesocyclone, Hail, and Tornado / TVS signatures
  • Composite reflectivity radar for the CONUS and Canada
  • Worldwide color enhanced infrared satellite
  • Worldwide color enhanced visible satellite imagery 

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) provides the following graphical and textual weather products:

  • METARs
  • TAFs
  • AIRMET/SIGMETs
  • PIREPs / Aircraft reports
  • Imagery
Additionally, the US Air Force 557th Weather Wing at Offutt Air Force Base provides the following textual weather products to ForeFlight Military Flight Bag: 
 
  • METARs
  • TAFs
These products appear in ForeFlight Military Flight Bag tagged with the “557WW” identifier.
 
Check back soon for additional US Air Force weather integrations.

ForeFlight Mobile’s servers automatically check for updated weather information every minute of the day.  Likewise, WDT updates airport weather information whenever it changes.  If a more current observation is available, it is downloaded immediately and the display is updated.  Radar and Satellite imagery is updated every 3 minutes within ForeFlight Mobile.

ForeFlight Mobile weather information is accessed via the Internet.  ForeFlight Mobile can be updated via Wi-Fi, 4G, 3G and Edge networks, depending on the device configuration, the carrier and the available network connectivity.