The following description comes from the Google Play Store description of the app:This FREE app puts the most accurate local weather information in the palm of your hands! WCVB Boston Weather is the ONLY weather app powered by Boston’s most experienced meteorologists, StormTeam 5. Get a first alert to breaking weather, interactive radar and video forecasts, all in a clean, clear, easy-to-use design.
|Full network access||Can access the internet||It appears this app uses this data for their content provider libraries|
|Can access the internet||It appears this app uses this data for internal use within the app's functionality|
|Can access the internet||It appears this app uses this data for mobile analytics|
|Can access the internet||It appears this app uses this data for targeted advertising|
|Can access the internet||It appears this app uses this data for utility purposes|
|Read phone status and identity||Can read phone's current state information like in-phone call, phone signal, carrier, device ID, and phone number||Internal|
|It appears this app uses this data to identify users for market/customer analysis|
|Precise location (gps and network-based)||Can use user's precise location||Internal|
|Can use user's precise location||It appears this app uses this data for market/customer analysis|
|Retrieve running apps||Can retrieve information on currently and recently running apps on the device||It appears this app uses this data for internal use within the app's functionality|
|Approximate location (network-based)||Can use user's approximate location||Not analyzed yet|
|Find accounts on the device||Can use user's account information stored on the phone||Not analyzed yet|
|Modify or delete the contents of your usb storage||Can write to your phone's USB storage||Not analyzed yet|
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