weather warning applet

John Wendel john.wendel at
Fri Feb 8 22:40:01 UTC 2008

Frank Cox wrote:
> Having once again noticed that there is an "extreme cold" weather warning
> issued for my area for this afternoon and tonight (dropping to -52 degrees in
> the next few hours, apparently), it occurs to me that it would be very handy to
> be able to get a pop-up notification of weather warnings on my desktop.
> I use the gnome weather applet, but to the best of my current knowledge it
> doesn't have the capability of automatically reporting weather warnings.
> Is there something else that can do that?


grep <your city or area> 'national.php?prod=WSW'

if [ $? == 0 ]; then aplay weather_warning; fi

Do it in a cron once an hour (or whatever)



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