google-mobile-searchWith winter storm Jona rolling out across the Northeast, it looks like Google has announced an update for weather-related searches on Android at just the right time.

Now, if you do any “weather” related searches by asking things like “will it be cold today,” through the Google app, yo’re get a variety of wide-range answers, such as:

  • Hourly sky conditions
  • Chances of rain
  • Severe weather alerts
  • Detailed 10-day forecast
  • Air quality
  • UV index
  • Sunrise and sunset times

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[W]hether you’re facing a blizzard in Boston, rain in London or unseasonably cold weather in Sydney, you’ll be better prepared to take on the day with Google.”

Android-weather-update

Something else that was included was a design refresh with hanging background colors that will reflect the sky conditions, as well as giving users the ability to save specific locations: “When you tap on the weather result, you can also save your favorite locations by searching for a new location and selecting ‘Add.’”

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