Improvements and Bug Fixes to PWS Dashboard

By: Kari Strenfel, 6:00 AM GMT on April 21, 2014

Hello all,

The development team in charge of the PWS Dashboard fixed some bugs and launched some requested features over the past 5 days, and I just wanted the entire community to know about the changes they have been seeing in the dashboard. So, here are the updates:

1. The solar and UV graphs have been added. This was near the top of the list of things PWS owners requested to be added to the dashboard. Knowing this, the developers went ri...

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Update: PWS Dashboard Development

By: Kari Strenfel, 9:07 PM GMT on April 17, 2014

Hello everybody,

My name is Shaun Tanner and, or those of you who have never had contact with me over the past 10 years while I have worked for Weather Underground, I have worked as a meteorologist with significant contact with the Personal Weather Station community. Over the past year, however, my role has transitioned to more of a development supervisor. My main job is to make sure products get completed and development teams have what they need to me...

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Launched the New PWS Dashboard!

By: Kari Strenfel, 7:11 PM GMT on April 15, 2014

The new PWS History Page (which we’re calling the “Dashboard”), has been launched. The Dashboard includes the weather summary data, graphs, and data tables for your PWS. It also has a number of feature improvements that PWS owners have asked for over the past few months, including:

• real-time weather data, radar, and view of your webcam (if you have one)
• an interactive “Nearby PWS" map so you can compare station data
• brand new...

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PWS Helps Visually Impared Students Learn About The Weather In Kenya!

By: Kari Strenfel, 8:34 PM GMT on April 08, 2014

Dr. Bruce Walker and Dr. Carrie Bruce with the Georgia Tech Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access Sonification Lab recently set up a Rainwise MK-III-LR weather station at a school for visually impaired students in Kenya.

Photo: The team.

Bruce, Carrie, and their colleges hope to help visually impaired students learn about the weather and get excited about computers and science. Their project started in 2010 when they helpe...

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New PWS Dashboard!

By: Kari Strenfel, 8:48 PM GMT on March 11, 2014

Hi PWS owners!
Not sure if you have noticed yet but the new PWS dashboard is almost complete and is close to being launched. This page will soon replace the history page. It has all the same information as the old history page, just a new look and feel. We are still working out some bugs and adding features so your input is welcome at this point. If you haven't found it yet, from your PWS history page, there is a banner at the top that says, "The PWS Dashboar...

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Kari is the PWSmet. As a meteorologist at wunderground.com, she has experience setting up and installing many types of personal weather stations.