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by Nicholas Hunter, on Jul 6, 2018 1:55:00 PM

We are adding new features to our tile-based lightning display API, including support for Vector Tiles. These additions will allow fast, custom styling of lightning data in a map. Vector …

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Topics:DevelopersLightning

by Ben Baranowski, on Jun 7, 2018 1:01:00 PM

As we approach the launch of an updated hail data API, I want to show how we've improved it. Our previous hail API allowed users to get contours for a …

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Topics:DevelopersCross EnterpriseHail

by Daphne Thompson, on May 31, 2018 3:58:38 PM

While many may think of WDT as the parent company of WeatherOps forecasts or RadarScope, we are much more than that. We also work with all types of weather data …

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Topics:RadarScopeDevelopersTropicalFrontierFloodGIS

by Dr. Richard Carpenter, on May 23, 2018 1:35:52 PM

Since its inception in 2000, WDT has run Numerical Weather Prediction (NWP) models operationally. In 2004, we began using the Weather Research and Forecasting Model (WRF) as its operational mesoscale …

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Topics:Developers

by Lee Robb, on Aug 4, 2017 10:52:32 AM

One of the pain points we run into at WDT is customers that need bulk weather data but have no experience with scientific data formats. Since the release of our high-resolution analysis …

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Topics:SkyWiseDevelopers

by Lee Robb, on May 16, 2017 2:29:16 PM

What makes the SkyWise® Insight API unique? After all, most weather APIs allow you to fetch data from the nearest weather station, which may be miles away. While this may …

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Topics:SkyWiseDevelopers

by Jordan Rousseau, on Apr 6, 2017 1:27:53 PM

WeatherOps Commander is turning three this year, and those have been some busy years! We have added features to meet the needs of many different industries. Our product has been a part of concerts, …

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Topics:WeatherOpsDevelopers

by Lee Robb, on Mar 9, 2017 2:00:00 PM

At WDT, we currently have around ten different APIs for accessing a variety of precision weather data. Each API was designed and built with specific use cases in mind. Why …

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Topics:SkyWiseDevelopers

by Dan Brown, on Feb 23, 2017 9:58:12 AM

WDT recently migrated its Weather Mass Notification System (WMNS) from a traditional datacenter to the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud. One of the largest hardships in this migration was managing nearly 300GB …

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Topics:Developers

by Daphne Thompson, on Feb 16, 2017 11:30:11 AM

Name: Ross Kimes Current Position: Mobile Developer Degree: B.S. Meteorology, Computer Science Minor, University of Oklahoma (2012) What type of work do you perform? I mainly work on the Apple iOS version of our …

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Topics:RadarScopeDevelopers