Author: Alex Levin
Email: alxlevin at

WeatherLaunch is a desktop application that provides current weather conditions, weather forecasts, alerts, radar maps.
Support for current traffic conditions, temperature charts and NOAA Weather Radio streaming will be added in the future releases.
WeatherLaunch is developed under the GNU Public License and has no ads.

It requires Java Runtime Environment (JRE) version 6 for system tray icon support that can be downladed here.

Technical details

Operating Systems: All
Web services JAX-RPC support is provided by Apache Axis.
Look and feel is provided by JGoodies.
XML parsing is supported by dom4j.

The National Weather Service (NWS) is chosen as data provider.


Current Weather Conditions

Current Radar Map

ExperienceBlue Color Scheme (one of many to choose from)

WeatherLaunch download will be available soon.