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June 12, 2024

• Added Real-Time Mesoscale Analysis (RTMA) products for Pro Tier Two and AllisonHouse subscribers • Added mesoscale discussions for Pro Tier One subscribers • Added ABAP radar in Brisbane, Australia • Added dual-pol products for AMAC • Added and updated CVD-friendly color palettes for single-site radar products • Optimized data loading and processing tasks • Optimized polygon animation • Updated text localizations • Updated some military base names • Adjusted downloader to reduce the occurrance of missing tiles • Corrected text in location menu • Fixed a bug that sometimes prevented data from displaying in dual-pane mode • Fixed a bug in the automatic radar selection algorithm • Fixed a bug that prevented certain keyboard shortcuts from working in some situations • Fixed a bug in the radar status feed • Fixed a crashing bug when entereing multi-pane mode • Fixed a bug that preventing view composite reflectivity for TDWRs • Fixed a crashing bug in feed list views • Fixed a bug that prevented loading certain precip products from the NOAA server • Fixed a bug that prevented the refresh time stamp from updating • Test warnings are properly labeled


February 7, 2024

• Added KHDC radar (data expected in late March) • Added spotter name to spotter report detail view • Added International Bulletins setting for watchOS • Added icons for new mPING categories • Fixed missing storm cell detail items • Fixed a crash on Apple Watch Series 3 devices • Fixed a bug that prevented button taps on older Apple Watch models • Optimized sounding list updates


January 8, 2024

• Map no longer moves when switching to a tiled product • Fixed a bug that prevented the Spotter Network account status from refreshing • Fixed a bug that prevented VCP from updating when looping • Fixed a regression that prevented data from refreshing when resuming the app • Help file and city database corrections


December 19, 2023

• Redesigned Apple Watch app • Added Complications and Widgets for Apple Watch • Added Lock Screen Widgets for iPhone and iPad • Added StandBy Widget support for iPhone • Added support for Snow Squall Emergencies • Added dual-pol products for AGOV and AMAR • Added FIKAN radar • Added MRMS precip depiction product • Removed precip mask from MRMS reflectivity at lowest altitude • The filter button now indicates when a filter is applied • Fixed a bug that labeled PDS warnings as emergencies


December 4, 2023

• Fixed bug where the selected radar could change after launch • Fixed a macOS bug affecting users with multiple displays • Fixed a tvOS crash on the Saved Locations list view


November 13, 2023

• Fixed the appearance of the RadarScope account deletion button on macOS • Fixed a bug that sometimes prevented data provider pickers from showing up in settings • Fixed a bug that sometimes prevented radar data from displaying right after app launch


October 26, 2023

• Fixed a time zone bug in soundings UI • Fixed a bug that prevented soundings from displaying in iOS 17.1 • Fixed a bug where some views were not completely removed in Full Screen Mode • Fixed a bug that could prevent editing values of a Saved Location on iPhone • Fixed the color of the default mPing icon • Various map tile and city name updates • Soundings require iOS 15 or higher


October 2, 2023

• Added impact tags to watchOS app • Added available date ranges to soundings list • Expanded soundings list • Sounding filter to show only recent data • Sounding date picker limited to available data • Progress indicator for sounding downloads • Improved error handing for soundings • Fixed a case in which SSE could drop an active warning • Fixed a bug that prevented looping of archived radar data • Fixed a bug in the initial Spotter Network reporting duration • Removed discontinued precipitation products (N1P, N3P, NTP, DSD, DOD) • Removed Plympton-Wyoming from Ontario cities


September 12, 2023

New for Everyone: • Extreme wind warnings • Impact tags in annotation, list, and detail views when using RadarScope feed • Emergency and PDS polygon styles for warnings when using the RadarScope feed • Tap radar ID to access radar and favorites lists • Long press radar ID for favorites menu • Long press toolbar location button for custom location menu • Worked around an image sharing bug for X and Mastodon apps • Corrected spelling of Andersen AFB • Inspector tool • Removed XNI radar New for Pro Tier One: • Special Weather Statements • Local Storm Reports New for Pro Tier Two: • NWS atmospheric soundings • GOES satellite products • NSSL Multi-Radar Multi-Sensor (MRMS) products • SPC fire weather outlook • WPC excessive rainfall outlook • WPC precipitation discussions • Server-sent events for warnings, watches, statements, and discussions • Tap radar ID to access data source and favorites lists • Favorites list can include composite and satellite data sources New for AllisonHouse Subscribers: • GOES satellite products • NSSL Multi-Radar Multi-Sensor (MRMS) products • Server-sent events for warnings New for Spotter Network Members: • Redesigned Spotter Network location reporting on iOS • Location reported every 30 seconds when moving • Location reported every 15 minutes when not moving • Location reports include heading and speed • Location reporting automatically ends after a specified time period • Location reporting toggle moved to Spotter Network account view • Long press toolbar location button for quick access to settings • Location button menu includes reporting status • Orange location button indicates location reporting enabled • Red location button indicates location reporting error • Optional privacy filter within three miles of a saved location • Optional background location reporting


August 10, 2023

• Added diagnostic information to download error messages • Added some missing icons for LSR, SNR, and mPING report types • Adjusted the size of the macOS Settings General tab to fit the content • Fixed a bug that added delays to feed refreshes • Fixed a bug in the password reset UI • Fixed a possible crashing bug in the data feed list view • Fixed a crashing bug in tool drawer • Fixed a bug that sometimes prevented detail views from displaying radar data • Corrected region for ALCR radar • Support for dual-pol products for APSE (available soon) • Updated names for KEOX, KGRK, KPOE • Removed the Tweet GIF action. Use the Twitter app's share extension instead. • Removed WMB • Removed FIIKA

RadarScope In-App Purchases History


Pro Tier 1

Lightning, longer loops, dual-pane, and more


RadarScope Pro Subscription

RadarScope Pro is a 1-year subscription to our enhanced lightning data feed, showing you real lightning strike data that animates along with the radar and gives you access to extended radar loops (up to 20 frames of our "Super Res" Level 2 radar data).


Pro Tier 2

30-day archive plus shear and hail contours


Pro Tier 2

30-day archive plus shear and hail contours

Price History of RadarScope

Description of RadarScope

RadarScope is a specialized display utility for weather enthusiasts and meteorologists that allows you view NEXRAD Level 3 and Level 2 radar data along with tornado, severe thunderstorm, flash flood, special marine and snow squall warnings, and predicted storm tracks issued by the U.S. National Weather Service. It can display the latest reflectivity, velocity, dual-polarization, and other products from any NEXRAD or TDWR radar site in the United States, Guam, Puerto Rico, Korea, and Okinawa, as well as data from Environment Canada, Australian Bureau of Meteorology, Finnish Meteorological Institute, and German Weather Service radars. These aren't smoothed images, this is native radar data rendered in its original radial format for a high level of detail. Whether you are scanning reflectivity for a mesocyclone's tell-tale hook echo, trying to pinpoint the landfall of a hurricane's eye wall, or looking for small features like velocity couplets in the storm relative radial velocity product, RadarScope gives you the power to view true radial weather radar data. RadarScope displays tornado, severe thunderstorm, flash flood, special marine, and snow squall warnings issued by the U.S. National Weather Service. You can browse the list of active warnings, select a warning to view the details, and even zoom to the selected warning on the map. Pinch or stretch to zoom in and out. Drag your finger around the map to scroll. Tap the radar sweep button in the toolbar to switch radars. Select one of the 289 different radars in the United States, Canada, Australia, Germany, Korea, Puerto Rico, Guam, or Okinawa. Plot your current location by tapping the location button and optionally report it to the Spotter Network. Tap the play button to download and animate over recent images. Display the names of over 25,000 cities and towns on the map as you zoom and scroll. Tap and hold the color legend to see the data values. Meanwhile, RadarScope will retrieve and display updated data automatically and intelligently (approximately every 2 to 10 minutes, depending on the radar scan strategy). You can display radar data from our servers, NOAA's public access web site, or your Allison House subscriber account. Spotter Network members can report their location and view the locations of other spotters. RadarScope Pro is an optional auto-renewing subscription with two different tiers to choose from. RadarScope Pro Tier One is an annual subscription that provides access to real-time animated lightning data and up to 30 frames of radar data, including extended loops of super-resolution data. Tier One subscribers can also access a data interrogation tool to quickly determine data values for specific radar pixels and an optional dual-pane mode for viewing two radar products side-by-side. RadarScope Pro Tier Two is an annual or monthly subscription that combines all the features in Tier One with more advanced features, including 50-frame loops, SPC outlooks, special weather statements, mesoscale discussions, local storm reports, hail size and probability contours, and azimuthal shear contours in the U.S., a 30-day archive of all radar products, a 2-year archive of NEXRAD Level 3 radar products, a full historical archive of NEXRAD Level 2 products, and the ability to use subscription features across multiple platforms. If you choose to buy the RadarScope Pro subscription, it will charged to your iTunes account. The subscription will be auto-renewed within 24 hours prior to the end of the current period at the same price you originally paid. Subscriptions may be managed and auto-renewal disabled via your iTunes Account Settings after the purchase. Once purchased, the subscription cannot be cancelled during the active subscription period. DTN is committed to safeguarding your privacy online. Our privacy policy is available for review at: Please visit our web site for more information.
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RadarScope: FAQ

Can RadarScope be used on iPad devices?

Yes, RadarScope is iPad-friendly.
Base Velocity, LLC released the RadarScope app.
The minimum iOS version for the RadarScope app is 15.
The RadarScope app has a consumer rating of 4.2 and gets a lot of positive feedback.
The App Category Of Radarscope Is Weather.
5.3 is the most recent version of RadarScope.
The latest RadarScope update was released on July 16, 2024.
The RadarScope app originally came out on February 6, 2023.
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Currently, RadarScope supports English, French, German and 1 more.
Sorry, RadarScope is not part of Apple Arcade.
Certainly! RadarScope contains in-app purchases for users.
Sorry, RadarScope is not designed for integration with Apple Vision Pro.

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Reviews of RadarScope

  • Wonderful app, just needs to be CarPlay enabled

    I’ve had this app for years. Depended on it for job related functions as well as home life. I live in the PNW mountains and no weather station has accurate forecasts so use the app to track snow and rain showers to time activities around. As basic as “should I let the dogs out now or wait for a bit until the rain lets up?” Years ago, I used the relative velocity display during a tornado watch and saw a rotation starting near my hotel. Opened the curtain to see a tornado touchdown a few hundred yards from me. Would be great if they could CarPlay enable this. As an RV’er and someone who drives a lot, it would be great to quickly pull up on the vehicle display to see if I’m driving into light rain or a heavy storm cell, rain or snow, etc.
  • Please make changelog popup optional

    First of all, this is the best radar app by far. Kudos to the developers for making such an awesome app.

    To the developers: please add a setting so the user can disable the changelog popping up when the app starts up. It’s great that the app is being updated so frequently, but that also means that there’s this annoying changelog window that pops up, covering the radar, that must be dismissed when there has been a new update to the app. The more app updates there are (a good thing), the more annoying changelog window pop-ups happen (a bad thing). I would prefer to be able to look at the changelog every once in a while, and not be forced to on every single update when the app starts. A simple toggle in the settings would allow me to disable changelog pop-up on app startup.
  • Ultimate Weather App

    Living in tornado alley, I specifically got this app to look at radar velocity which can help identify rotation within thunderstorms. I was demonstrating this exact feature of the app to someone when I caught the telltale signs of rotation from a storm 30 miles to the South. Sure enough, the tornado warning came through just a few minutes later. It was amazing to watch this happen in real time. That’s just one of the amazing features that Radar Scope offers. My personal favorite is the directional lines for the path of each storm. No more guessing where the storm is headed. While I’m not a big fan of the cost for Pro2, the Pro1 plan still offers a plethora of advanced features. Also great to finally find a weather app that isn’t bogged down with ads. I highly recommend this app for weather trackers, chasers, and anyone like me that obsesses over the science of weather.