Substitue for rain-alarm

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  1. islandman

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    Have you seen this app? I found it by following the App Store link on the rain alarm website you mentioned in your post. When I saw the listing, there was certainly a get button to download the app.

    Rain Alarm by Carlos Aviles Software
    https://appsto.re/ca/e5aTx.i

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    You might find Rain Aware interesting as well. It provides 3 hour rain predictions for your area; based on weather radar and wind directions.

    Darkskys offers 1 hour predictions, and a warning notification 15 minutes before it's supposed to start raining; though in my experience it's usually more like 5 minutes after it's started to rain.

    I like Rain Aware best. If it is raining, or looks like it might, I use it to decide the best time to walk the dog.
     
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    My son-in-law says he has it on his iPhone, so I will go and have another look, thanks


    Ps it seems rain aware is USA only

    Pops, got it, but without button, read details and it's for ios 8, ah well.
     
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    My mistake. I didn't check your location.
     
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    No problem, at least you tried to help.

    I'm trying to muster up the nerve to upgrade to system 8
     
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    I've upgraded hoo Ray. Once I've looked to see if I can spot any changes, I'm off to App Store to pick up a few things.
     
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    Congratulations! Please let us know how you like iOS 8.1.3. We're also here to help if you have any questions or problems with the update. BTW, we're expecting Apple to release iOS 8.2 sometime later today.
     
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    That is interesting about version 8.2. Anyway, I was beginning to think it wasn't all it was cracked up to be, as safari wasn't loading, but searched and found I should go to settings - reset which I did, then it cleared up
     
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    It's always recommended to do the reset, especially after a large update. Also, it can take a while for things to settle down as the iPad contents have to be re-indexed. In a day or two you should notice a little more speed increase.
     

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