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
  • PIREPs / Aircraft reports
  • Imagery

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.