Tutorial: Using the Weather Wizard
- The Main Window
- Radar menu (Zoom into your town)
- News menu
- Get more from Weather Wizard with the menu
Get the most out of the Weather Wizard! Scroll down for an overview, or use the links above to get started today!
The Main Window
The main Weather Wizard window, the default setting when you start your computer, shows current conditions for the ZIP Code you've selected, an Alert Button that flashes when there are developing severe weather conditions, breaking news and/or Amber Alerts.
The main window also offers you a "Menu" button that gives you complete control over the Weather Wizard, a "Radar" button that launches the interactive radar guide and a "News" button that displays the latest headlines posted on wkyc.com.
Minimizing the main window
By clicking on the "x" at the top-right corner of the main window, the Weather Wizard will continue to update the latest weather and news, but take up less space on your desktop.
By clicking on the "radar" button on the main window, you launch the most powerful part of the Weather Wizard.
The radar screen shows constantly updated: Local radar, Wind direction, Humidity, Temperatures, National radar, National Temperatures, and a Hurricane Tracker.
Zooming in on the weather
The radar screen is your own, personal weather show!
Zoom in and out of local and national radar conditions by using the left and right mouse buttons.
The picture above shows the radar window when you first open it. By "left-clicking," hitting just the left mouse button, you zoom into the area you've clicked on.
Want to zoom back out? Just click on the "right" mouse button!
You can close the radar screen by clicking on the "x" at the upper-right corner. The Weather Wizard will stay open.
By clicking on the "news" button on the main window, you launch a window that shows the latest general news and breaking news headlines on wkyc.com.
You can close the news screen by clicking on the "x" at the upper-right corner. The Weather Wizard will stay open.
Get more from Weather Wizard with the menu
From the main menu, select "menu" to see the latest school closings, visit wkyc.com or see the latest Homeland Security terror-alert level.
Want to close Weather Wizard?
To exit the Weather Wizard for the day, either shut down your computer or right-click anywhere on the main menu and select "exit."
Have a technical problem with the Weather Wizard?
Launch the program, click on "Menu" and then "Technical Support"
Want to uninstall the Weather Wizard?
In Windows, go to "Start," then "Programs," then "Channel 3 Weather Wizard," then "Uninstall Channel 3 Weather Wizard"