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Cancelling cable is a no-brainer: it's overpriced, and all of the good stuff it offers seems to be available elsewhere. But that doesn't always mean that the stuff you miss from cable is easy to find, or that it's coming in the format you prefer. Take weather: it's available online and through your local over-the-air news station, but if you miss The Weather Channel – with its national looks at weather patterns and its interesting reality TV programming – well, we don't blame you. It's okay to crave The Weather Channel as a cord cutter, actually, and it's even okay to watch it – because we're here to show you how to watch The Weather Channel without cable.

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How to Watch The Weather Channel Online Without Cable

See? It's right there in the header. Told you that's why we were here.

Okay, let's get started. Below, we're going to give you a big list of services that you can use to watch The Weather Channel without cable. But since all of these services have a lot in common, let's save some time up-front and give a general overview of the sorts of services we're looking at here.

There are two ways to watch TV without cable, and they're two things that we talk about an awful lot here on The first is free over-the-air TV – picking up broadcast channels with an antenna. Unfortunately, though, The Weather Channel is not a broadcast channel. That means that we're down to just our second option: skinny bundles.

What is a skinny bundle? It's a pay TV service, which makes it a little like cable. But a skinny bundle will also be very unlike cable, because it will stream its live TV content over the internet. Think of these services as being like Netflix, but for live TV – or think of them as being like cable, but less expensive and less annoying.

Yep, that's right: less expensive. Skinny bundles are “skinny” because they trim the fat from cable's bulky channel bundles. They're also surrounded by competition: there are no regional monopolies here like there are with cable!

The result is a great and cost-effective way to watch live TV. Since some of the skinny bundles on the marketplace right now offer The Weather Channel in their slimmed-down bundles, they'll make great answers to the question in our headline. So let's meet the candidates! Here are the skinny bundles that you can trust to let you watch The Weather Channel online, no cable required.

Stream The Weather Channel for free with fuboTV

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fuboTV is a strong skinny bundle option, especially for folks who are trying to watch The Weather Channel. Among the live streaming TV networks that fuboTV offers is The Weather Channel! And then there's fuboTV's free trial offer, which will give you free access to The Weather Channel (and a whole lot more, of course) for a week while you make up your mind about whether or not to keep the service and pay. It's risk-free, so you might as well sign up by clicking on the link in this section.


AT&T TV Now is a skinny bundle with a lot of great channels to share — including The Weather Channel. Check out AT&T TV Now's multiple channel bundle options, and you'll find that it's easy to select a great bundle that includes a live stream of The Weather Channel. AT&T TV Now offers a free trial to new subscribers, though that trial is not available for every one of AT&T TV Now's different bundles.

Can I watch The Weather Channel on Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV, or Chromecast?

The Weather Channel is more convenient and more entertaining than checking the weather online – or, at least, it is if you can watch it on your TV! It's not much of an upgrade if you have to open your laptop to check The Weather Channel, so let's talk about getting The Weather Channel up on the screen of your choice using streaming platforms and devices.

For starters, let's take a look at the streaming platforms that will give you that big-screen TV experience: Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, and Android TV. Can you watch The Weather Channel without cable on these devices? Happily, you can! Let's talk specifics.

fuboTV works on Roku, which (as of this writing, anyway) is the most popular of the streaming platforms.

Hot on Roku's heels is Fire TV, which offers apps for fuboTV and AT&T TV Now.

Apple TV users can choose between fuboTV and AT&T TV Now.

fuboTV work on Google's Android TV platform.

fuboTV and AT&T TV Now get along well with Chromecast.

We're not just about TVs here on, though. How about mobile platforms? Yep, we're covered there, too: fuboTV and AT&T TV Now have apps for both iOS and Android mobile devices, including smartphones and tablets.

You can also watch The Weather Channel without cable on your computer: fuboTV and AT&T TV Now have in-browser apps that work with major web browsers and operating systems.

In short, there are a lot of different ways to watch The Weather Channel without cable. So what are you waiting for? Scroll back up, click some links, and sign up a free trial. You'll be watching The Weather Channel without cable in no time at all.

5 thoughts on “How to Watch The Weather Channel Without Cable

  1. A Heller says:

    Update for you guys, just found frndly TV streaming service that offers TWC. It’s a must have for us, we miss it since we cut the cord but paying insane monthly cable costs for just hanging on to The Weather Channel and AMC was getting to be too much. There’s seriously a burned outline of the logo that’s to the left of the local info ticker on our TV. Yeah, we are those people. We just did the free trial for Fubo, that was cool but it’s not really a cheap option in a cutting cost household. Will check out frndly tv and see. Thanks for writing this article!

    1. Stephen Lovely says:

      Thanks for reading!!

  2. Papa says:

    We need it free on fta

  3. Bob Gravin says:

    I wish Sling TV had The Weather Channel. I want a package that has just news channels for around $10 a month. I just watch the news mostly and its hard to find one that has The Weather Channel and the news stations under $40 a month.

  4. Anonymous says:

    Totally agree, Bob

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