Why you might get mid-morning bumps

Every once in a while you will see a pilot weather report of moderate or even severe turbulence one to two thousand feet above the ground with no obvious explanation of why.  It’s in the mid-morning hours, the winds aloft are not all that remarkable, there are no mountains or convection nearby and not...

A preview of WeatherSpork version 4.4.0…

As we’re putting the finishing touches on WeatherSpork version 4.4.0 here’s a 5 minute video preview of several new features that will be part of this release.  If you haven’t done so already, please take a minute subscribe to our YouTube channel (http://youtube.com/weatherspork) as we release new WeatherSpork videos. “Most pilots are weatherwise, but...

June 2018 SporkNews

If you are new to WeatherSpork, welcome to the family!  We hope you are finding the app to be useful to find the most opportune time to depart.  The month of June meant taking in many suggestions from our customers and adding more under-the-hood foundation to the app.  So, there hasn’t been much in...

What’s an MCS? This is…

If you read any of the NWS discussions (such as the Area Forecast Discussion contained in Airports view of WeatherSpork), there’s no doubt that the acronym MCS is tossed around quite a bit during the warm season.  MCS stands for mesoscale convective system.  These are not just a complex of thunderstorms as they are...

May 2018 SporkNews

If you are new to WeatherSpork, we want to say welcome to the Spork family!  If you use social media, feel free to follow us on Twitter (@weathersporkapp), Facebook (http://facebook.com/weatherspork) and on our YouTube channel (https://www.youtube.com/weatherspork).  Of course, don’t forget to check out Scott’s blog, The Spork Report to learn more about weather and the...

Release notes for WeatherSpork version 4.3.11

Question mark alignment on Airport icons in Map view for MacOS. Map view performance improvement when changing Wheels Up Departure Advisor time. Airports view Skew-T not loading iframe for Android. Adjusted misaligned airplane symbol along route on Map view. User interface version upgrades. Pick the high temperature that comes latest in the day for Meteogram...

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