You can save up to four separate locations.
Click the 'Search' tab and enter the address or zip code. The location will show up on the map. To fine-tune the location, drag the red location indicator. You can use the zoom controls in the upper left corner of the map to zoom down to street-level. Pan the map by clicking and dragging the map with your mouse cursor. Click 'Save' and enter a nickname for the location when prompted. Your location will now appear in the dropdown menu to the left of the tabs.
To delete a location, click the red 'X' next to the location name in your drop-down menu.
You can save up to four separate locations besides the station default. If you already have four saved locations, you need to delete one before you can save another. To delete a location, click the red 'X' next to the location name in your drop-down menu.
To save your locations, register for a free account. When you are logged in, you will be able to save up to four locations in addition to the default location. You will be able to access those locations immediately every time you log in.
Click on the Profile tab, then click the Update Profile button to access the screen where you can change your information.
The wind speed and direction appears in the popup when you click on any point of the Hourly Graph. You can also see a graph of the hourly wind speed and direction by clicking the dropdown on the lower part of the graph and selecting Winds.
Weather Trivia is a feature of Premium Weather. It is not part of the new Personal Microcast.
To see the extended forecast, click the 'Extended Forecast' link. Use the drop-down menu to view the extended forecast for any of your saved locations.
Click the 'Extended Forecast' link to view the forecast for more than 48 hours from now. You will see the summary of conditions, along with the chance of precipitation and the high and low for each day.
You can access the forecast by clicking on the button in the message widget (next to the meteorologist's name and photo). The forecast may include text, images and/or video. To close the forecast and go back to the main module, click the X in the top-right corner of the popup.
The wind direction arrows represented the forecasted direction the wind will be coming from. For example, if you are facing West and the wind is blowing toward you, the wind is coming out of the West and blowing to the East.
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Click on the profile menu tab (person icon) above the map. Then click, 'Login'. Click on 'Forgot your password?'
You can save up to four separate locations.
Click the search button (magnifying glass), located above the map. Either type in an address or click and drag the red circle marker to a location. Click 'Go' or hit the 'Enter' key on your keyboard. Save the location by giving it a nickname.
Click on the profile menu tab (person icon) above the map. This is the profile menu. Then click, 'Login'. Click 'Sign up now' to register.
The zoom level bar is located below the directional arrows at the upper left corner of the radar map.
Click on the 'play' button located at the upper right corner of the map.
In the upper right corner of the map, click on the down arrow next to the word, 'Options'. Move the sliding bar next to the two circles in either direction to adjust the opacity level.
We use Bing Maps for displaying our radar and cloud information. All city and landmark names originate from Bing Maps, so we are unable to add names or correct spelling errors. Microsoft has its own schedule for updating its imagery.
Put your cursor above the word 'Hybrid', located next to the directional arrows at the upper left corner of the map. Then click on 'Road'. Clicking on 'Aerial' will display the topography view. 'Hybrid' is the combination of both.
In the upper right corner of the map, click on the down arrow next to the word, 'Options'. Then click the 'NWS Bulletins' check box in the tool area. Click the question mark to see a legend for color-coding of the bulletins. Right-click on a county and select 'View NWS Bulletins' to read details about current watches and warnings for that county. Click the 'X' in the upper right corner of the bulletins window to close it.
In the upper right corner of the map, click on the down arrow next to the word, 'Options'. Check the boxes of the items that you would like to see on the map. Un-check the items that you wish to remove from the map.
Click on the directional arrows located at the upper left corner of the radar map or left-click your mouse and drag the map in any direction.
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In this case, the low wind potential refers to the thunderstorm's straight line winds, not the tornado itself.
Sometimes, radar can indicate light rain when no precipitation is reaching the ground. This is called virga, which means the rain evaporating before it reaches the ground. Virga can happen any time of year.
Cloud data is updated less frequently than radar data, so selecting the cloud layer might show you an earlier 'snapshot' of the weather.
Our maps are created with stored imagery, not a current picture of the terrain. Snow in the radar does not mean you will see snow when you zoom in on the earth's surface, nor will the terrain go dark if you view the map at night.
Each lightning icon represents one or more lightning strikes in the area, up to hundreds. The number represented depends on your zoom level. Lightning reports are from 30 to 45 minutes before the time stamp on the map. Click on a lightning bolt icon to find out how far lightning is from your set location.
To see a storm's path, hover your mouse over the storm icon. Click the storm icon for a popup box detailing the storm's potential impact. Click off the storm icon to remove the popup box from your screen.
The radar data will automatically refresh every 2-5 minutes. Please note that cloud imagery is not updated as often as radar imagery. Cloud data will update every 30-45 minutes.
First, make sure the Radar checkbox has been selected. If you still cannot see the radar, check your transparency level to make sure it is low enough for radar to be visible on your monitor screen. Use the slider labeled 'Transparency' to adjust. At 100 percent, radar is invisible on all monitors. The transparency level also applies when you have Clouds selected. You can choose to display Clouds or Radar.
NWS Bulletins is a layer you can toggle on and off from within the options menu. With the NWS Bulletins layer selected, you can right click with your mouse on the county you wish to see all active bulletins for. Select 'View NWS bulletins' to see the bulletins. Click anywhere on the bulletin to close it.