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Re: in regard to automated METAR

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  • wuhu_software
    jdbailey, Is the purpose to send METAR observations to WU? What programming languages do/did you use? Thanks.
    Message 1 of 2 , Nov 10, 2007
      jdbailey,

      Is the purpose to send METAR observations to WU?

      What programming languages do/did you use?

      Thanks.

      --- In wuhu_software_group@yahoogroups.com, "jdbailey" <baileyjd@...>
      wrote:
      >
      > Some time back, someone asked whether the "observation / METAR" data
      > could be automatically entered. I have found in my part of the
      > country that both an HTML and a TXT file are available from the NWS
      > that should be fairly easily parsed.
      >
      > These files are located:
      > http://www.weather.gov/data/obhistory/KVJI.html
      > http://www.srh.noaa.gov/data/METAR/KVJI_sum.txt
      >
      > These particular reports are updated every 20 minutes. And I'm only
      > interested in the Vis, weather, and sky fields.
      >
      > Wish I still remembered any of my programing. I'd love to automate
      > the METARs and make the WUHU program complete.
      >
      > Any hope in getting this added to the program (he asked hopefully)?
      >
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