[nSLUG] Local weather information...

Richard Bonner ak621 at chebucto.ns.ca
Mon Feb 23 16:11:55 AST 2009


On Mon, 23 Feb 2009, David Potter wrote:

> Sitting here listening to the wind... the sailor in me is wishing I 
> had access to real time weather observations (wind strength/gusts, 
> etc...).
>
> In the HRM area there are a number of sites that collect data 
> continuously, the bridges, etc...  Does anyone know if there is any 
> way to get that type of information to my desktop?

***   I don't know about the desktop, but various websites have 
updated info. Here's one:

 		http://www.chebucto.ca/~jrice/main.html

> I'm not sure where the Gnome weather applet is getting info perhaps 
> Yahoo or Google?

***   Might it be able to access the link used in the website above?

  Richard



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