Are their other Working Weather Scripts?
janina at rednote.net
Fri Feb 3 17:56:11 UTC 2017
Well, when it comes to that, the Weather Underground provides an API,
much of which is free to use:
Dan D. writes:
> Why not just grab the current page by using curl or wget or similar tools to
> your home directory?
> The mobile version of underground has all the weather/forcast info on one
> page. This makes it ideal for one of the grab tools.
> Here is a nearby location to me, near the bottom is a text entry field
> where one can put a zip code or location by name. That will get the exact
> url for your location for grabbing.
> A simple shell script would do it.
> On Thu, 2 Feb 2017, Shlomi Fish wrote:
> > Hi Mr. Hart!
> > On Wed, 1 Feb 2017 10:24:39 -0800
> > Larry Hart <chime at hubert-humphrey.com> wrote:
> > > Well, for many years I have been running a "wx" script which goes through
> > > Wunderground telnet site. Well, I think that site is off the air. This script
> > > is from 2009, but earlier versions I think go much ferther back. Can some1
> > > please suggest an alternative commandline script for receiving current
> > > conditions and forecasts? Thanks so much in advance
> > There are several relevant hits here:
> > * https://duckduckgo.com/?q=weather+api&ia=web
> > * https://metacpan.org/search?q=weather
> > * https://duckduckgo.com/?q=weather+command+line+script&ia=qa
> > If you still need assistance to write some code to do that, then you can try
> > hiring someone to do that. I am available for hire, and you can probably find
> > others.
> > Regards,
> > Shlomi Fish
> > > Hart
> > >
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