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Weather Underground - Outreach to the PWS Community

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Weather Underground - Outreach to the PWS Community

Postby PaulMy » Mon Jan 15, 2018 8:21 pm

Weather Underground is ready to come clean about the issues they are having. Here is a link to their post on the WXForum http://www.wxforum.net/index.php?topic= ... #msg341640

Hopefully the PWS community will appreciate their outreach, and WU can live up to their commitments.

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Re: Weather Underground - Outreach to the PWS Community

Postby Mapantz » Mon Jan 15, 2018 8:35 pm

Nice one Paul!

I left a simple note. :)
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Re: Weather Underground - Outreach to the PWS Community

Postby Toxic17 » Mon Jan 15, 2018 11:50 pm

left a few comments too on the trello board. lets hope they are serious about getting WU fixed!
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Re: Weather Underground - Outreach to the PWS Community

Postby saratogaWX » Tue Jan 16, 2018 12:36 am

Thanks Paul for posting the link.

I hope that WU folks don't drown from drinking the firehose of comments coming on their topic at WXforum.net and their Trillo board.

It is very refreshing to see them reach out and ask, and respond -- I'm hopeful that WU services (NEXRAD, Maps, API, PWS uploads, Webcams) all come back to their former reliability soon.

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Re: Weather Underground - Outreach to the PWS Community

Postby RayProudfoot » Tue Jan 16, 2018 9:51 am

Mapantz wrote:Nice one Paul!

I left a simple note. :)


I seconded your excellent request for mixing of imperial / metric. Just one point. You might want to remove your email address. The bots will soon pick it up and bombard you. ;)
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Postby Matt.j5b » Tue Jan 16, 2018 11:11 am

Hopefully this bring WU's reliability and is excellent to see WU wanting to work with the community to fix their issues. I wrote some comments on what issues I have seen on WXforum.
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Re: Weather Underground - Outreach to the PWS Community

Postby Mapantz » Tue Jan 16, 2018 11:51 am

RayProudfoot wrote:
Mapantz wrote:Nice one Paul!

I left a simple note. :)


I seconded your excellent request for mixing of imperial / metric. Just one point. You might want to remove your email address. The bots will soon pick it up and bombard you. ;)


It's OK with that email address, as it's my website email and not my main email. It's easier to deal with spam through your own hosting. :)
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Re: Weather Underground - Outreach to the PWS Community

Postby RayProudfoot » Tue Jan 16, 2018 12:01 pm

Mapantz wrote:
RayProudfoot wrote:
Mapantz wrote:Nice one Paul!

I left a simple note. :)


I seconded your excellent request for mixing of imperial / metric. Just one point. You might want to remove your email address. The bots will soon pick it up and bombard you. ;)


It's OK with that email address, as it's my website email and not my main email. It's easier to deal with spam through your own hosting. :)


Understood. I rely on MailWasher Pro.
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