Storm clouds that, when seen from the helm, invoke expletives.
Here’s to freak thunderstorms. The ones that make everything in their path vibrate with electric dread. I hate lightning; my biggest fear is being caught in a ferocious storm in an open boat. Fortunately I’m pretty good at avoiding them now that I’m not in my 20s and stupid, and that I have an iPhone.
the Weather Channel app to get the general forecast and then hit the “Explore Map” feature to get real-time radar.
For marine forecasts I use the web browser to call up the NOAA/NWS Coastal and Great Lakes Forecasts by Zone.
If the forecast is grim, or I see the impending doom as pictured above with my own eyes, I hit the Yelp app to find the nearest dockside bar restaurant.
*(Overused headline cliche alert.)