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  1. Station Reporting Status Emails

    Starting last night I've received several emails regarding my station (KFLFREEP4) not reporting to WU. A look at WU showed all my data being reported as normal. Shortly after receiving the not reporting emails I received emails stating that my station was back online. Early this morning I received an email stating that a station that isn't even mine (IBUDAPES44) was reported as being back online.

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      76 comments  ·  Notifications  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • 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.

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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?

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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

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          • No Rapid Fire on PWS page

            For the past few days, I have noticed the Rapid Fire is not working on my PWS page (KVAVINTO1). When I switch to the Forecast Page, the Rapid Fire is working there.

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            • MAKE DAVIS UPLOAD DATA MORE FREQUENT TO WUNDERGROUND

              davis upload their data from weatherlink to wunderground every 15 minutes,its not goot enough, so many minimum and maximum temps are not accurate because the data is to limited!

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              • The zip code 95419 is giving you erroneous data. I live here and operate a small nursery, so I watch the temp continually.

                Have your PWS guy here check their setup. It is often 10 degrees F or more off fairly often. It says this morning that it's 75F outside while my place is showing 52F

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                    • bring back what I had a few days ago!

                      need to have PWS from neighboring zip as one (1) in local zip is a completely different elevation. Last few days show no pws's where before had several that gave a comparison between the areas. METAR data several zip codes away. if want to limit number of pws's do it someway besides zip code!

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                        • Meteobridge reports Error

                          Meteobridge reports Error: wget: unable to resolve host address 'rtupdate.wunderground.com'

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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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                            • Hello. I can't erase my station weather. My station doesn't appear in my dashboard.

                              My Station IALBELDA2 doesn't appear in my personal dashboard and i want delete it. Thank u.

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                              • Add date and time stamp

                                Add above to current conditions page so that we know when it was updated instead of the seconds or minutes which don't mean anything thank you.

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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.

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                                  • How do you manage to show volumes of rain on days you don't show rain projected. If it's a carry over, it should show rain too. Simple logic

                                    What idea? Unfortunately I'm just dealing with the simple logic that you cannot show a day receiving measurable rainfall without predicting a percentage of rain. If the weather is carrying over to the next day, or coming from the previous day, elementary logic would dictate that you show some chance for rain. But, you consistently show days with measurable rainfall, but don't predict rain. That isn't right.

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                                    • Station Reporting Status Emails

                                      Station Reporting Status Emails
                                      Same as the one before...
                                      Starting last night I've received several emails regarding my station (INEWSOUT415) not reporting to WU for 11 hours. A look at WU showed all my data being reported as normal. Shortly after receiving the not reporting emails I received emails stating that my station was back online. EarIier this morning I received an email stating that a station that isn't even mine (KTXHOUST344) was not reporting for 11 hours.

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                                      • Date and time on Errors

                                        Hi. Can you please add a timestamp to the error messages on PWS data? And an option to clear the alert rather than "confirm"? Because I don't see any of these errors and I don't know if "confirming" them marks my station as non-functioning.

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                                        • Combine the information of both available displays

                                          I would like very much to be able to see the weather forecasts for my area.

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