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  1. What have you done?

    The most significant event to hit the Gulf Coast this year and your PWS network is offline???!!!
    Really?

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      7 comments  ·  Data  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • filter for netatmo stations

      Please allow us to filter out netatmo stations. Temperatures of those stations are completely wrong during sunshine.

      48 votes
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        14 comments  ·  Data  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • keep the station I change to. Keeps going back to the statiion you pick for me!

        Please let me save the station I want to use for forecasts. I keep putting in what I want and when I click on WU, it comes up the one I DON'T want!

        40 votes
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          6 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Add If This Than That (IFTTT) support

          I'd like to be able to create IFTTT recipes using personal weather station channels. IFTTT (If This Than That) is a great way to automate actions across devices based on data sources. Weather.com has invested in push and pull actions which IFTTT can ties into, but being able to use your data sources, specifically personal weather stations, would be so much better.

          32 votes
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            1 comment  ·  Notifications  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Total Precipitation only works on daily view

            Hi,

            When I look at the history data for my weather station, the rain total only works on daily mode. If I switch to weekly, monthly etc.. it just shows 'in'

            See images attached

            23 votes
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              6 comments  ·  Dashboard  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • You have been taking "nearby airports" off the "change station". Why? These are the official stations I want to see.

              You used to have them but lately they are not included in the list when I select "change station". Why not? The PWSs are cute and entertaining, but of entirely unknown "integrity" (I could set one under an air conditioner or in direct sun). The airports, e.g. ABQ and LAM, are official gov't sites (and, in my case, within 1/2 mi. of actual residences I use).

              11 votes
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                2 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • 5 votes
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                  3 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Max and average wind speed says kmh but is actually mph on weather stations

                  There is a bug. When selecting metric the wind speed records for the day ... in the table they stay in mph even tho it says kmh. Graph and live speeds are fine.

                  25 votes
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                    1 comment  ·  Data  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Netatmo API performance issues?

                    Been noticing that there seems to be significant delays with Netatmo API? Now on the mobile app, when I select my station on the map, it shows info from another location/station. and the e-mails about my station being down and back up are getting a little frustrating. Anyone working to address this yet?

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                      3 comments  ·  Data  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • measurement unit mistake

                      As you can see in the pictures, there is a mistake in summary of the day. the maximum wind speed in the metric system is the same as in the english system.
                      I think there is a conversion mistake from english system into metric system.
                      Maybe you can check this.

                      20 votes
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                        1 comment  ·  Data  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • add rainfall to the list of items to report offline for a pws. right now you can do temp press wind forecast and station, but not rain gauge

                        you cannot currently report that the rainfall service is not working on a pws. You can report 5 things right now including temp press wind, but to me rainfall is more important than pressure by far.

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                          1 comment  ·  Data  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • My PWS not showing in the Android App

                          I recently setup my PWS and it works fine on the wunderground website but I cannot find it in the mobile app. It is not in the list of available PWS in my area and it does not appear on the map. Anyone know why this would happen? I already contacted support but I have not heard back yet.

                          7 votes
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                            4 comments  ·  Mobile  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • PWS hit counter reset and not counting as of 0130 Z 4/22/2015

                            The hit counter was apparently reset on all PWS as of about 0130 GMT on 4/22/2015 and counter does not increment beyond a count of 1. Example: "PWS viewed 1 time since April 1, 2015" Counter for my PWs was over 7000 hits just before time noted. Seems to be a global issue afflicting all stations. Please investigate.

                            6 votes
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                              6 comments  ·  Dashboard  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Acurite Interface issues.

                              Improve Acurite interface issues. These affordable 5-in-1 stations can go offline for odd reasons, (PC updates, Power failures, etc.) and then are easily restored to Acurite's site, but the WU link seems to break easily. Right now I know I've been up for over a day on Acurite, but WU still says "not reporting". I occasionally get emails from WU on this, but often days after the fact. Please help

                              14 votes
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                                2 comments  ·  Data  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Don't block station data on WU when a station isn't uploading. It's useful....

                                1 - Don't block station data from being shown on WU. It's useful. In the past I could look at the data and see where my station stopped uploading, etc.

                                2 - I had a weather station where I lived below New Orleans (Chalmette, LA) before Hurricane Katrina. The only way I can see my old data is to go to my Station page and see the data there. The general public cannot see the old data leading up to Katrina. I was using UPS so I was capturing data until the DSL went out. At leas I can't see…

                                7 votes
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                                • 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?

                                  273 votes
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                                    started  ·  58 comments  ·  Dashboard  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • WU says "PWS is not responding", however, data is recorded accurately on the same web page in the graphs.

                                    Log into WU another direction and WU says station reported in within the last minute? I am unable to understand the issue based on what I know about the PWS unit settings, registration, and logon. PWS is known as Terramar Beach TX, KTXGALVE36.

                                    5 votes
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                                      0 comments  ·  Data  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • WunderStation for Android?

                                      Any plans for WunderStaion app for Android?

                                      139 votes
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                                      • Incorrect temperature on local weather station.....

                                        The weather station at Seminole Way, Lake Tahoe, Nevada, is obviously located in a sunny spot as it is consistently higher than all the others in the surrounding area. Shouldn't someone let this station owner know about this?

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                                          1 comment  ·  Data  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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