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  1. Correct the City for KMIMIDDL8 and KMIMIDDL7

    When I click on my weather station (KMIMIDDL8) or my neighbors (KMIMIDDL7) on the 'Nearby Weather Stations' it displays it is in "Johnson, MI (49302)" but it's actually Middleville, MI 49333. Other views correctly show the location.

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      reviewed  ·  4 comments  ·  Dashboard  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Add Solar Radiation data to monthly, yearly and custom tables and graphs.

      Solar Radiation data is available in daily and weekly reports but not in monthly or yearly reports. This data is vital in determining the potential ROI for solar panel installations.

      Since the data is collected and presented for short term gaphs why not add it to long term graphs and tables?
      Thanks!

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      • Historica Solar Readings

        You have done a great job updating the system.

        Can you please add Solar readings to the historical tables and graphs? Maybe I am missing something but when I run a historical report for a PWS Solar data is not included.

        We are researching whether Solar panels would be a viable investment for our ranch and need to get historical data from surrounding PWS to help determine the ROI.

        Thank you!

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          0 comments  ·  Data  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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            1 comment  ·  Dashboard  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            reviewed  ·  angelafritzangelafritz responded

            Hello,

            If you’re not moving the station more than a block or two, you can edit your station location here:
            http://www.wunderground.com/personal-weather-station/mypws

            Unfortunately, if you’re moving the PWS more than a block or two, you’ll need to register for a new station ID. The reason for this is accuracy in our weather data — if you moved the PWS but kept all of the data history under that station ID, it wouldn’t actually be the weather history for that new location.

            If you have any trouble with this, or any questions, please email us at help@wunderground,com and we can walk you through it.

          • Two alert for station off line is too conservative.

            For many reasons we are off line, none wanted. You guys are busy, push it out to 24 hours and give yourselves, and us, a break.

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            • wind speed not updating

              in the new dashboard on rapid fire mode for pws kpanethe3 in neither providence township pa the wind direction updates on time but the wind speed doesnt change until i reset the webpage. it also doesnt update on the other pws stations nearby like it use to as well. please fix this i like having real time accurte weather on my computer

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              • Precipitation in mm

                Great new look of new version of the site. Nice job!

                I found only a small issue regarding the precipitation amount:
                - in the attached example the amount should by divided by 10 (7.6 mm is the correct total of this night).

                Keep up the good work!
                Best regards!

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                • OMG! Horrible. How do I edit my personal settings?

                  I cannot find where to change any settings other than basics like password and stuff. Where is my running history? I hate change.

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                  • How can we improve the PWS service?

                    Put it back to what it was.

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                    • Easier to edit Personal Weather Station Data

                      It hard to find where to edit my weather station information. I recently installed a new weather station and am finding it difficult to update that info.

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                        8 comments  ·  Data  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Don't send bogus error messages...

                        I received two messages last night saying my station was not reporting and that it was reporting erroneous data, but I can see from the logs (both on my station and on my PWS page--which match--that it was reporting consistently with all good data)....

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                          1 comment  ·  Data  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          reviewed  ·  angelafritzangelafritz responded

                          Hello,

                          We had some PWS database problems last night that were resolved in the early morning hours. We’re working on improving the PWS notification system so that it doesn’t send rogue updates.

                          Thanks for the feedback, and sorry for the inconvenience!

                        • Jan 20, 2014 weather station reporting outage was due to Davis Instruments weatherlink.com being down. This probably affected more than my s

                          Jan 20, 2014 - Thanks for the note about the station outage. The cause was due to Davis Instruments weatherlink.com site being down. In fact, davisnet.com was down too. This probably affected a lot more stations than mine.

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                            2 comments  ·  Notifications  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Disappearing Station

                            On two occasions I could see the Tabular Weather History for my station updated every 5 minutes, but my station disappeared from the WunderMap, RapidFire Flash view didn’t show any data, and my station wasn’t listed under Weather Stations for my town under Current Conditions. After waiting some amount of time my station re-appears. I’ve noticed something similar for some airports near my station.

                            Is there anything I can do to prevent this from happening?

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                            • Update/Edit Personal Weather Station Information

                              I want to edit my weather sation information. Specifically I want to correct the elevation information. It is wrong. There doesn't appear to be a way to make changes.

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                              • Text Messages

                                If I could get a text message instead of an email when my signal goes down for a period of time, I'd see it sooner and get it fixed faster.

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                                • Restore full support for the classic Wunderground web pages

                                  I am very disappointed to see Wunderground gradually phase out the functions and features of the classic web pages. I prefer the classic web pages, and have continued to use them, but the erosion of the functions and features on the classic web pages are now forcing me to use the "new" web pages if I want to continue to have access to those features and functions. I would like to see Wunderground continue full support of the classic web pages.

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                                  • When quality control detects an error it would be great if they would refer to a specific entry with date/time.

                                    When quality control detects an error it would be great if they would refer to a specific entry with date/time. I went over 20 days of data only to find no temperature errors!

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                                      reviewed  ·  7 comments  ·  Notifications  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Quality Control Alerts

                                      Once in a while, I get a quality control alert, "The thermometer sensor on your weather station has reported values which are likely impossible. ..."

                                      My local logs do not show any such discrepancies. It would be very helpful if you could post the exact time that the out-of-range data was received, so I could correlate that with network logs, and other possible issues.

                                      I have noticed that periodically if my weather station goes offline, that dewpoint (not temperature) is shown as -99. I do not send this value, so I am wondering where it comes from, and whether this…

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                                        reviewed  ·  6 comments  ·  Data  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                                        • Banner for personal web pages

                                          Would like to see a banner I could add to my web page that would be GREEN and state "NO WEATHER ALERTS" when there are none.
                                          And be RED with a flashing "SEVERE WEATHER ALERT CLICK HERE FOR FURTHER INFORMATION" when there are alerts. The link should take the user to the WU site for information about the alert.

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