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Author Topic: Elegant Full Screen Weather Map Web Page  (Read 6060 times)

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Elegant Full Screen Weather Map Web Page
« on: February 12, 2010, 06:04:33 PM »
From lifehacker comes news of this very elegant full screen, clutterless display of weather in your area from the weather underground website.  Would be nice to use this in a screensaver that auto-refreshed it (anyone know of such a screensaver?)



from http://lifehacker.co...o+frills-weather-map

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Re: Elegant Full Screen Weather Map Web Page
« Reply #1 on: February 12, 2010, 06:56:44 PM »
This would be awesome if it was a little bit more in depth.  Could do with specifics on what the cloud type is over specific areas, and perhaps even wind speeds and direction (Handy for deciding if its a nice enough day to go flying)

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Re: Elegant Full Screen Weather Map Web Page
« Reply #2 on: February 12, 2010, 09:26:03 PM »
 :huh: It has wind speed & direction listed in the gray mini panel.

I grabbed their gadget to see how it compares to the one I'm currently using. Current gadget says 45f underground's says 38.5f - I'm thinking it feels about 38 outside (their predicting snow...).

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Re: Elegant Full Screen Weather Map Web Page
« Reply #3 on: February 12, 2010, 10:29:32 PM »
i wrote a web page once that would run google maps full screen, i even had it set as my active desktop wallpaper at one time (i know how horrible active desktop is, no need to remind me) and i had something that would overlay radar images on google maps. if i were to combine the two things i could probably make some kind of wrapper that would make it act like a screensaver. animating the radar would be possible as well, and auto updating it
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Re: Elegant Full Screen Weather Map Web Page
« Reply #4 on: February 13, 2010, 02:32:56 PM »
Odd, it's just a blank white screen on my monitor. Flash is on, but so is adblock.

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Re: Elegant Full Screen Weather Map Web Page
« Reply #5 on: February 13, 2010, 03:48:45 PM »
:huh: It has wind speed & direction listed in the gray mini panel.

I grabbed their gadget to see how it compares to the one I'm currently using. Current gadget says 45f underground's says 38.5f - I'm thinking it feels about 38 outside (their predicting snow...).

seems like my browser is blocking the most of it lol

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Re: Elegant Full Screen Weather Map Web Page
« Reply #6 on: February 14, 2010, 01:13:00 PM »
seems pretty good for Europe too
btw, with FF & Flashblock & Adblock on I can still see all / or most (? havent checked) of it


Edit: 'Weather Underground' seems pretty good too - prob helps that I'm half an hour from an airport...
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« Last Edit: February 14, 2010, 01:15:16 PM by tomos »