PWS Updates: Quality Control Improvements

By: Kari Strenfel, 12:53 AM GMT on December 11, 2015

We want to make sure we are collecting and reporting all the best data on our website and mobile apps. In order to ensure the best quality data, we have made some improvements to the PWS dashboard. When the data from your station appears inaccurate, we now post a message on your dashboard. If you see the alert, "This station may be reporting incorrect data", your data has failed our quality control process.



Our quality control process check...

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AcuRite has a new and improved station!

By: Kari Strenfel, 11:13 PM GMT on December 07, 2015

AcuRite has improved their 5 in 1 station. This new model allows for Rapid Fire updates when using the PC connect option, or you can use the AcuBridge to send 15 minute updates via aculink.com. The AcuBridge is great because it removes the need to keep a computer up and running 24/7 to share your weather data with Weather Underground.

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PWS Dashboard Improvements!

By: Kari Strenfel, 4:16 PM GMT on November 18, 2015

Hi PWS owners,

We are excited about some of the features we have updated on the PWS Dashboard! Two major fixes that will help you troubleshoot in getting your station back online!

If your station is offline, we now display the last time we received data from your station. This will help you figure out what happened on that day at that time. Did you change your Weather Underground password and forget to update it in your weather station sof...

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Updated: 4:16 PM GMT on November 18, 2015

PWS Maintenance

By: Kari Strenfel, 9:41 PM GMT on September 24, 2015

It's Fall again! And that means you need to clean those leaves out of your rain bucket! Here are some tips for regular weather station maintenance!



Temperature
Compare the temperature at your station to that of a calibrated thermometer. To calibrate a thermometer you simply do a test in an ice water bath and a boiling water bath. If your thermometer reads 32F (0C) in ice water, and 212F (100C) in boiling water, then you know your th...

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Updated: 3:44 PM GMT on September 25, 2015

Netatmo stations on Weather Underground

By: Kari Strenfel, 12:04 AM GMT on February 25, 2015

You may have noticed many more weather stations on the WunderMap and on your Nearby Weather Stations list. This is because we are adding Netatmo stations to the Weather Underground PWS Network! This is very exciting because this gives us more international weather data so we are able to create better weather forecasts for many areas across the globe. Check out all the stations we now have in London alone!



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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.