Tag: lightning

November 17

Lighting API and Mapping Enhancements

Our Lightning Add-On expands on our integration of Vaisala's lightning data and introduces several exciting new features, like a historical lightning data archive.

May 10

What to Expect When You Choose AerisWeather Webhooks

AeisWeather’s Webhooks allow businesses to easily receive weather information pertinent to their operations. Our Webhooks are customizable to include the specific data needed and are adaptable for creating end-user products. The following steps walk through what you can expect as your business works with AerisWeather to implement your weather webhooks – including creation, response, analysis, and use. The Process First, AerisWeather will work with you to configure a specific Webhook based on your business requirements and geographic extents. Webhooks can be created around any endpoint or data values that we currently offer, though we most often recommend using them for...

May 10

Tutorial: Setting Up a Webhook Endpoint

AerisWeather’s Webhooks provide timely notifications of the weather events that you care about most. Eliminate the need for continuous polling, along with the need to worry about missing critical alerts. Webhooks deliver all of your weather events – whether it be lightning, approaching storms, or other – rapidly and directly right to you. In this webhook tutorial, we’ll cover setting up your own webhook endpoint from scratch on Amazon Web Services (AWS). We’ll also go over some best practices to help you get the most out of Webhooks. Before Getting Started There are some things you should know before going...

Lighting Strike API
June 5

Lightning Strike API Now Available

This post contains information on legacy features from our Flex, API, and Maps subscriptions. To learn about the latest iteration of our lightning offering, which includes access to industry-leading lightning strike data and mapping capabilities in the form of an Add-On, please click here. Severe Weather season is in full swing in the US, and that means lightning strikes are a common concern. According to the UK Met Office, there are over 1.4 billion lightning strikes globally per year, or around 44 per second.  That’s a lot of lightning, and now it’s available for use with our new Lightning Strike...

Lightning strike onto horizon
May 31

“Thunder is good, thunder is impressive; but it is lightning that does the work.”

This post contains information on legacy features from our Flex, API, and Maps subscriptions. To learn about the latest iteration of our lightning offering, which includes access to industry-leading lightning strike data and mapping capabilities in the form of an Add-On, please click here. The title of this post is a quote by Mark Twain. Most of us have had a close call with lightning, and no wonder. Cloud to ground lightning strikes the United States 25 million times every year. According to NOAA, an average of 47 Americans are struck and killed by lightning annually – deadlier than tornadoes...