Figment releases WeatherAlert for Mac OS X

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[prMac.com] Columbia, Maryland - Figment, Inc. today is pleased to announce the release of WeatherAlert 1.0 for Mac OS X. WeatherAlert monitors for severe weather notices for your location and will display a visual alert when an alert arrives.

"Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication." -Leonardo Da Vinci

Want to be aware of any severe weather in your area, but don't want to shuffle through multiple pages of a website or click on multiple tabs in an application? Then WeatherAlert is for you. If it's tornadoes, hurricanes, blizzards, or just severe wind, WeatherAlert keeps you informed.

A simple application that sits and monitors for severe weather alerts for the entered zip code. If no alerts, the menu bar icon stays greyed out. If there are current alerts, the Dock icon is badged with an '!' and the menu bar icon becomes yellow. Click on the menu bar icon to see what the current alerts are. You can then click the title of the alert for full details. Preference option for starting the app at login, so you can always be notified. The app polls for alerts from the NOAA every 5 minutes.

Requirements:
* Mac OS X 10.7 or later
* 64-bit processor
* 0.1 MB

Pricing and Availability:
WeatherAlert 1.0 is $0.99 USD and available exclusively through the U.S. App Store in the Weather category.

Located in Columbia, MD, Figment, Inc. was founded in 2008 by David Moczulski. Figment is a small company focused on Mobile and Mac OS X Applications. All Material and Software (C) 2008-2011 Figment, Inc./ All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, and Mac OS X, are registered trademarks of Apple Computer in the U.S. and/or other countries.

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