If you're someone who knows me well enough, you'd know I have an interest with the weather (and to some extent other natural disasters too), so yesterday I got bored and usually when I get bored random ideas pop into my head, and one did so, of which I think would be of use to a majority of the online UK WX scene. Ok, so maybe not so at this time of year, but definitely during the year it may be quite handy.
The main reason this idea popped into my head, was because earlier this year when various storms were... [read more]
Well after having a browse around I found these two plugins for Google Earth that seem to work really good and offer information from NWS (National Weather Service) and NOAA (National Oceanic and Atomospheric Administration).
Total US Doppler Radar
This plugin gives you a (near) live picture of the whole of the United States' doppler readings, which update every 5 minutes (600 seconds). I myself have modified mine though as the original doppler picture has loads of white space, so to change it to a better image that doesn't have the white space, then do the following:
1) Download the plugin.
2) Rename the... [read more]
Thank you so much!...
bee (20th July 03:29)
This works great- thank you!!...
Roberta (19th July 16:48)
I get this error whenever I try and use the program.
"An exception occurred during a WebClient request" ...
dsd (19th July 02:06)
There is a major bug in this. It simply stalls and won't let me move to the 'select where to save them' part after discovering all the images. 1/10 of accounts I enter in work, rather randomly ...
max (12th July 16:27)
works again! woot! and faster without all the pesky small windows! thx!
now could max images and destination directory be stored as some settings? just enter the username and hit run?...
woot (10th July 17:52)