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  1. Need to be able to set default station within the city

    I'm trying to set a specific PWS station to be my default station. The one that is the default for Boulder, CO (63rd and Jay St), is consistently 5-15 degrees colder than the rest of town this time of year, and I'd like to be able to see more accurate weather data for the part of the county that people actually go to.
    Every time I go to WU, I change the station. It doesn't stay selected as a default though. What can I do?

    93 votes
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    • Need a way to report inaccurate information

      My local PWS, that I am not affiliated with in any way, is constantly reporting inaccurate data. The most obvious instance would be the current wind speed. Right this minute it is reporting 9 mi and the wind is literally howling and much closer to 20mi according to the regional news network. It has been extremely windy all day and it has today's daily average as 4mi. I know that with the number of personal weather stations that it is impossible to catch everything, but if there was a way for the end user to report bad data maybe it…

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      • WunderStation for Android?

        Any plans for WunderStaion app for Android?

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        • First Time Login

          During setup (with Acrite system), there is a period after creating the WU login and getting the new station ID that Acruite did not accept the login information. I figured it was just probably some part of the database not yet updated, so I left setup to the next day. Then it worked immediately. Might pay to warn new customers about a potential delay at that specific point in the setup?

          10 votes
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          • Unable to edit location and name of PWS

            There appears to be an option to edit my PWS but it goes to a screen that is creating a new PWS. It seems broken.

            43 votes
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              • mixture of metric and imperial measurements

                Would be really good if the graphs could mix between metric and imperial, for example, in GB, we speak about rainfall in mm, but windspeed in mph. Is it possible to select each graph individually ?

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                • Adding Historical Data from my PWS to the site

                  Id like to have the option to be able to add historical.

                  My PWS is a davis and it has a logger, how can I insert the data from the logger to the site

                  11 votes
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                  • Need to do more with Inside Temperature data

                    My weather station transmits Inside Temperature data, but only the iPad app sees this data. Neither the web browser or iPhone app shows this.

                    Even the iPad apps stops short of good functionality. It only shows Inside Temperature for the current day. I want to see the entire history.

                    The reason I want to see this, is that the weather station is at a cabin and we dont live there all the time. We only come up on occasion and I would like to see the full history of inside and outside data.

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                    • Trying to connect my system

                      Is the password the same one that we use to sign in as a typical member? It is not clear from the instructions where the password comes from.

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                      • Historical Data Correction/Missing Data Upload

                        If my weather station had data reporting errors, or omissions allow me to upload "catch up" on that data. If the internet connection was down for a period of time the data for weather still exists however WeatherUnderground does not allow for the upload of previous or missing data. For instance, my weather station has data from 1/1/2015 however only data for which dates it was active on WeatherUnderground is transmitted. This greatly changes YTD rain amounts for example.

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                        • Do I need to be a paid member to upload webcam pix?

                          Do I need to be a paid member to upload webcam pix? I click on "add webcam", this asks me to login again, and after I login again I am redirected back to the wunderground.com home page.... I have a free account and have been uploading PWS observations for years.

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                          • PWS as favorite

                            Hello,
                            it would be nice if there would be a possibility to add a PWS as favorite.

                            Thanks

                            53 votes
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                            • I no longer have access to the email address...

                              I no longer have access to the email address entered when I recorded the station and I do not remember the password .... How can I access my personal station ?
                              thanks thanks

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                                • This form to submit contact support

                                  I have been trying to submit a CONTACT SUPPORT form through this and it keeps bouncing me out without warning. Is there a limit to characters? A time limit? If so - PLEASE WRITE THAT ON THE FORM!!!!! Also, it would be nice if we could paste into it. I have rewritten my CONTACT SUPPORT message 5 times. This form needs serious help.

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                                  • Limit graph scale changes for barometric pressure for PWS

                                    My PWS weather station appears to occasionally upload an erroneous value for barometric pressure [-100], or perhaps the signal to the remote module is weak and get's dropped. The addition of the bad data point resets the scale on the Barometric Pressure graph, resulting in a straight line for the pressure reading. Either drop erroneous readings, or limit the amount the scale can be changed to between 15-40, etc. When it is reset to include -100 then the resulting chart is meaningless.

                                    9 votes
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                                    • KWACHELA10, Is it possible to include in the online data, the information of the inside Temperature?

                                      KWACHELA10, Is it possible to include in the online data, the information of the inside Temperature? This would be useful in the winter when away from home.
                                      Thanks, Richard

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                                      • Create overlay option for Lat/Long lines or 100mi grid

                                        It would be especially useful on the West coast to be able to display a distance grid to judge the location of storms at sea. A 50 or 100 mi grid would be helpful

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                                        • Allow API to overlay additional data to an existing weather station

                                          I have an accurite bridge that sends temperature, humidity, etc... to wunderground. I wanted to ADD some additional sensors that accurite doesn't support, and upload that data myself using the same weather station ID so it appears on the SAME page as the other metrics. However when I do the POST/GET with my other data, it erases all the existing data from the accurite and replaces it with the metrics that I just uploaded via API. I don't want to create another weather station just to see these parameters (UV, leaf moisture, etc...). Can you please just overlay metrics from…

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