Features and Layers

Some in-depth explanations of all the available layers and features in MyRadar

Radar Type
At the top of the Layers menu you will find the Radar Type layer option. This layer lets you select the type of Radar you would like to see on the map. Each...
Thu, 3 Oct, 2019 at 8:26 AM
Forecast
This feature is linked to the crosshairs on the map. Forecast predictions will display in the Forecast Bar for whichever town/city is centered under them. W...
Thu, 26 Sep, 2019 at 1:40 PM
Winds
This layer represents surface winds about 10 meters off the ground. When winds are enabled with the default (NOAA) color scheme, the speed of the different ...
Thu, 26 Sep, 2019 at 1:44 PM
Temperature Layer
When this layer is activated, it displays the land temperature and water temperature. Land temps are indicated by the oval icon and water temps are indicate...
Thu, 26 Sep, 2019 at 1:56 PM
Clouds
Not to be confused with the blue/green/red indicators of precipitation, although the two can and often correlate. This layer shows the density of cloud cove...
Thu, 3 Oct, 2019 at 8:28 AM
Warnings And Watches
This layer displays the current watches and warnings on the map. Watches and Warnings are advisories from the national weather service for severe weather, i...
Thu, 3 Oct, 2019 at 8:29 AM
Next Day Outlooks
Gives you the option to view Next Day Snow Forecasts as well Storm Outlooks. Hover the cross hairs over the forecast to see how many inches of snow is suppo...
Thu, 3 Oct, 2019 at 8:30 AM
Photos
This option allows you to view user-posted photos right on your map! Tap on a photo to see more photos in the area. When a photo is in full view, you can li...
Thu, 3 Oct, 2019 at 8:31 AM
Aviation Layers
For all the pilots and flying enthusiasts! Turning on this layer will activate the current AIRMETS, SIGMETS, TFRs, Echo Tops, and Flight Plans. You will als...
Thu, 3 Oct, 2019 at 8:32 AM
Storm Chasers
When this layer is activated it displays live streams of storm-chasers chasing storms. If there are no active videos, leave the layer on and you’ll see live...
Sat, 9 Nov, 2019 at 8:53 AM