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Historical Weather
February 14

The Power of Historical Weather

by Paul Douglas “Those who cannot learn from history are doomed to repeat it.” – George Santayana Meteorologists are preoccupied with predicting some future state of the atmosphere. Too many days it’s a thankless, seemingly impossible task. To have any real success forecasting the weather it’s essential to look back in time to see what already happened, and why? Our humbling new reality: every storm is different, each weather scenario uniquely challenging. The atmosphere has never been identical to the one outside your window right now. The only way to accurately model the future is to analyze the past, with...

Aeris Weather API
August 9

Aeris Weather API 1.7.3 Released

We have released version 1.7.3 of the Aeris Weather API to production that builds upon the recent Canadian weather alert additions and improved advisory support. We will highlight a few of these changes, though for the complete list of updates review the Aeris API release history.

Canadian Alerts on Globe
August 8

Canadian Weather Alerts Now Available

Weather plays a critical role in our lives and economy. To help inform on upcoming weather events, the National Weather Service (NWS) issues warnings, watches, and advisories. These alerts are available via the Aeris Weather API using the advisories endpoint and within the Aeris Maps Platform (AMP) utilizing the alerts layers. In Canada, Environment Canada (EC) issues similar alerts, and today we are announcing that Canadian weather alerts are now available within the Aeris Weather API and AMP.  Best of all, Canadian alerts are available to all API and AMP users with no additional development required! Canadian Weather Alerts in the Aeris Weather API For the Aeris...

May 3

Protect Your Aeris API Credentials!

One of the most common concerns we encounter is how to protect your Aeris API credentials. While it can be difficult to have API credentials that are completely secure, we do provide tools to help assist with many threats. One of those tools is the namespace feature that we have built into the members area ready for you to use today. Locating Your API Credentials / Namespace Options Let’s start by logging into your account from the home page. Next, click on the Apps tab where you will have all the tools necessary for managing your applications. Here you will be...

Storm Reports with Aeris Weather API
November 19

Storm Reports with the Aeris Weather API

In a 24-hour period from noon on Tuesday, Nov 17 through noon on Wednesday, Nov 18th, more than 1,000 storm reports were reported across the U.S. The Aeris Weather API provides quick access to these reports for use within applications, including many of the available javascript and mobile mapping platforms. Today, we will step through adding storm reports to an interactive map using the Aeris API, GeoJSON and the Leaflet mapping library. Aeris Weather API now has GeoJSON Support The 1.4 release of the Aeris API added several new features, including GeoJSON support. GeoJSON is a common method for transferring geospatial...

January 21

Aeris Weather iOS SDK 2.0 Now Available

We’re excited to finally be releasing our new, completely rewritten Aeris Weather iOS SDK officially to the public! We highlighted some of the exciting changes in part 1 and part 2 of our preview blog posts last summer, but there are also many more additions and improvements with the next major release. To get started with 2.0, just review our usage documentation and download the example project that shows off many of the new features and changes in the SDK. This download also contains the core SDK files you will need to use within your own applications. If you are...

December 29

Introducing Aeris Pulse: An Interactive & Customizable Weather App

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]“Be prepared for ever-changing weather with Aeris Pulse.” Announcing Aeris Weather’s newest mobile weather app: Aeris Pulse! Aeris Pulse gives you weather, in color. From sky conditions to temperatures to time of day, the colors in the app match the current weather.  Aeris Pulse is always fresh and exciting because its aesthetics change just as frequently as the weather. Aeris Pulse is powered by the Aeris Weather API, so you have constant access to the most reliable weather data. Instantly check current conditions to determine whether you will need sunglasses or an umbrella. View future radar to see if the...

May 29

Video: Installing the Aeris Android Weather SDK in Eclipse

The Aeris Android Weather SDK provides many great features for adding weather information within your Android application, such as the AerisMaps library. This library provides the ability to add a fully functional interactive weather map into your application, including map overlays (e.g., radar, satellite), point data (e.g., observations, storm reports) and other features. Integration examples of using the AerisMaps library are available within the AerisDemo application, included with the SDK.  Importing and setting up the AerisDemo application requires several steps as outline in the documentation.  This video tutorial expands on this, stepping you through the installation of the Aeris Android Weather SDK within...

May 15

HAMweather Releases Aeris Weather SDK for Android Developers

We are excited to announce the first public beta release of the Aeris Android SDK! The new weather SDK for Android provides developers the ability to quickly add weather information to their applications.

June 12

Aeris Update 1.2.17 Released

We released version 1.2.17 of our Aeris Weather API to production yesterday. This minor update provides several bug fixes and other minor improvements. For a full list of changes refer to the API version history. What did we add in this Aeris Update?