AccuWeather Universal Windows 10 app gets a major redesign in newest update

Dave W. Shanahan


AccuWeather on Windows 10 just picked up a complete redesign and new features in its latest update. Based largely on user feedback, AccuWeather updated its Universal Windows 10 app look with a fresh new take on weather; “Weather for Life.”

AccuWeather Windows 10.
AccuWeather Windows 10.

AccuWeather’s MinuteCast provides the “leading minute-by-minute precipitation forecast that is hyper-localized to your exact street address.” According to the AccuWeather app description, here’s a list of the new features:

  • Completely updated our interface utilizing Microsoft’s recommended grid design principles
  • Fresh new design has clean lines, colors, and modern icons, making the digital experience more appealing, intuitive, and easier to read than ever before
  • The AccuWeather app offers the same Superior Accuracy™ and a new universal app experience on Windows 10 (desktop, tablet, and phone) providing a consistent design experience across multiple screen sizes
  • Enabled Lock Screen slide show (PC/Tablet only)
  • Enabled Dark Theme
  • Performance enhancements
  • Bug Fixes
  • Cortana integration to include phrases within the app that allow the users to say: “Hey Cortana, what’s my AccuWeather forecast?”

Download AccuWeather for Windows 10 (it’s free, with some ads).

AccuWeather - Weather for Life
AccuWeather - Weather for Life