Google Weather Stories July 20

The Google Weather Frog no longer wears a mask

Google’s adorable Weather Frog started wearing a face mask in August of 2020. Earlier this week, the protective equipment was removed from the character that appears in Google’s Search app on Android. 

Google Weather Stories July 15

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This morning, an outage affected Google Weather across Android, Google Assistant, and more, that made it unable to show your local forecast.

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Google Weather Stories June 14

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For quite some time, the Google Weather app could only be found on Android phones, but it’s now coming to tablets.

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Google Weather Stories February 8

At a Glance opens new Google Weather again [Update: Widget fixed]

Back in September, Google Weather received a (late) Material Theme redesign, but a peculiar bug made it so that launching from At a Glance loaded the old UI. This has mercifully been fixed today, though other bugs still persist.

Google Weather Stories January 7

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Last week, Google unintentionally showed a storm warning meant for the Philippines worldwide. Following that incident, severe weather alerts in the Pixel Launcher’s At a Glance widget appear to have been disabled entirely.

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Google Weather Stories December 15, 2021

Pixel Launcher, ‘At a Glance’ unintentionally sends out Philippines storm warning globally

A year ago, the Pixel Launcher and At a Glance widget started showing severe weather alerts. However, an error today caused Google to send out a “Public Storm Warning” that was just meant for the Philippines around the world, with Pixel users particularly impacted.

Google Weather Stories November 20, 2021

[Update: Back] Google app bug causes At a Glance to open old Weather UI

While the latest Google app beta introduced some nice updates to the Weather widgets, it also hampered At a Glance in the Pixel Launcher. Namely, it launches the original Google Weather experience instead of the redesign. 

Google Weather Stories October 31, 2021

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In May, the Weather Frog clock face rolled out to the first-generation Nest Hub and Hub Max, and Google now appears to be combining the adorable character, weather, and photos into one clock face.

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Google Weather Stories October 25, 2021

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Just before the Pixel 6 and 6 Pro event last week, the latest Google app beta introduced Material You weather widgets on Android 12. Google has now updated the widgets with more size configurations and an hourly forecast. 

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Google Weather Stories October 18, 2021

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In a very welcome change from what we previously expected, the Google Weather Material You widgets are now live on existing Pixel phones with the latest Google app beta.

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One of the more annoying bugs in Android 12 Beta 5 is the lack of weather in At a Glance on the Pixel Launcher. Google now looks to be rolling out a fix for this problem. 

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Google Weather Stories October 9, 2021

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UV Index data was added to the Wear OS Weather app back in April. Sometime in the past few months – if not weeks – Google Assistant started showing UV Index across all its platforms.

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Google Weather Stories September 28, 2021

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New Pixel phones released in the fall usually launch with exclusive software features that later become available on older Google phones. The Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro will be the first to feature Material You weather widgets powered by the Google app. 

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Google Weather Stories September 21, 2021

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After redesigning the Weather app, Google’s next step is introducing Android 12 homescreen widgets. We enabled the first one last week, and the second Google widget coming is straight from the Pixel 6’s Material You advertising

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Google Weather Stories September 14, 2021

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Android 12 brings a huge refresh to the look of the platform, and one place that’s immediately apparent is with homescreen widgets. As Google works to revamp its catalog, we’re getting an early peek at a new Google Weather widget that will be coming to Android 12.

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Google Weather Stories September 9, 2021

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After initial testing in May, Google today has widely rolled out a redesign of Android’s default Weather app. Part of Google Search, the experience was overdue for a modernization.

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Google Weather Stories June 10, 2021

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The Pixel Launcher is one hallmark of Made by Google phones that has remained relatively unchanged over the years. Google is now letting you disable weather from appearing at the top of the Pixel Launcher in At a Glance.

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Google Weather Stories May 27, 2021

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Assistant Smart Displays can either display a clock or photos when they are not actively used. Google is now offering a new background “Photo Frame” that brings the Weather Frog from mobile Search to Nest Hubs.

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Google Weather Stories May 21, 2021

Google Weather readies Material Theme redesign, new menu

For years, Google’s “Weather” applet on Android has used a fairly straightforward design with elements from the original 2014 Material Design. Now, Google Weather is in the process of being updated to be more in line with the Google Material Theme.

Google Weather Stories February 22, 2021

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Google Weather in Search for Android was last redesigned in 2019, and the desktop experience is now seeing a handful of tweaks that help modernize the old UI.

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Google Weather Stories December 13, 2020

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There are a handful of ways to check the weather with Google from Search on the web and Android to Assistant voice commands. As of this evening, Google Weather is partially down worldwide across multiple platforms.

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Google Weather Stories August 24, 2020

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The era of COVID-19 has changed everything, and masks have become the new normal. Rolling out now in its weather “app,” Google’s little frog mascot now also wears a mask.

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Google Weather Stories August 4, 2020

Google tests eye-catching Weather Tile redesign on Wear OS

Just before I/O last year, Wear OS added Tiles to the right of the watchface that provide quick access to bite-sized pieces of information. After recently adding one for hand washing, Google is tweaking the Weather tile with a bold and fresh new design.

Google Weather Stories December 31, 2019

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Earlier this year, the Google app weather card was redesigned with themed cover images that match the current condition. Google Weather and the whimsical frog are now getting in on the New Year’s Eve action with a series of 2020 illustrations, depending on your forecast.

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Google Weather Stories April 18, 2019

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Google makes it easy to access common data with cards in popular searches. Now, the company is redesigning the search cards for Weather and Movie showtimes.

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Google Weather Stories November 30, 2018

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The weather is a very popular question that people search for and frequently ask Google Assistant on Home, Smart Displays, Android, and other devices. However, this particular query is currently experiencing some issues this morning and not providing back any results.

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Google Weather Stories November 11, 2018

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Checking the weather is a key function of every device from phones to Google Home to Smart Displays. On Android, Google Search has a rather excellent built-in weather experience that is well-designed and visually delightful. Unfortunately, Google Weather on Android and Google Search over the past few months has lost the ability to check air quality.

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