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PlanoWeather.com is now sending its weather data to PWSweather.com

Sunday, July 25th, 2010 6:17pm CDT

Starting 7/25/2010, PlanoWeather.com began sending its weather data to PWSweather.com. PWSweather.com is a partnership between HAMweather, LLC and weatherforyou.com, LLC. The purpose of the program is to bring together data from personal weather stations worldwide, display it and make it available for other purposes.

HAMweather, LLC is the company that has brought you the HAMweather suite of products and services that allow you to easily add weather data and forecasts to your own web sites.

Weather For You was created to increase awareness about independent weather stations and the role they play in reporting information from areas where official NWS reporting stations don’t currently exist. One of their goals from the beginning was to bring together information from a wide range of private weather stations to a single resource. They also provide support and services to personal weather stations to enhance their web sites with various forecast and weather information products.

New Page – CWOP Data Quality for Station D2893

Saturday, July 24th, 2010 3:57pm CDT

A new page has been added to the site that displays CWOP (Citizen Weather Observer Program) statistics for Station D2893 – https://www.planoweather.com/wxcwopstats.php

CWOP is a private-public partnership with the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration. Its three main goals: 1) to collect weather data contributed by citizens; 2) to make the data available for weather services; and 3) to provide feedback to the data contributors so that they have the tools to check and improve their data quality.

New Page – Global Station Map of Affiliated Weather Networks

Sunday, July 18th, 2010 10:03pm CDT

A new page has been added to the site that displays a Google Map with the locations of current affiliated regional weather network member stations across the globe – https://www.planoweather.com/wxglobal.php.

Site Upgrade – Twitter

Tuesday, July 6th, 2010 12:01am CDT

All Twitter scripts (current conditions, forecast, and advisories) have been updated with the addition of  OAuth/Twitter authentication instead of the user/password authentication method that Twitter is disallowing.

Site Upgrade – WordPress

Monday, July 5th, 2010 11:08pm CDT

WordPress blog software has been upgraded to Version 3.0. Please let me know if you experience any issues.