There are a lot of cool tricks that the iDrive system in your BMW can do. One of them is show you what the current weather is like where you are (and surrounding areas).
There are a few steps involved:
1) Make sure your map is showing at least 10 miles up;
2) Make sure you have the weather icon checked in your navigation system
It really is that easy! You then can scroll out to higher miles up to see surrounding cities (if you are curious about that). Watch the below video to see how easy it is: