Version History

2017.14
Released September 25, 2017
  • ADD - Layers - Australian radar added to radar layer
  • ADD - Layers - Beta launch of enhanced radar - use layer radar-2m during beta
  • ADD - Layers - River Observations - rivers-observations
  • ADD - Layers - River Observations Flooding only - rivers-observations-flooding
  • ADD - Layers - River Observations Low water - rivers-observations-low-threshold
  • ADD - Layers - Accumulated Precip from AHPS - precip-1d, 7d, 14d, 30d, 60d, 90d, 180d, mtd, ytd, wytd
  • ADD - MapBuilder - River Observation option in observations category
  • ADD - MapBuilder - Add new accumulated precip options to precip layer in observations category
  • ADD - MapBuilder - 2 Minute Radar Beta added to Radar/Sat Category
  • ADD - LegendBuilder - Add two legend for accumulated precip
  • ADD - LegendBuilder - Add legends for Rivers Observations
  • MOD - LegendBuilder - Updated legend for forecast accumulated precipitation
  • FIX - Layers - Tropical layer valid time is 5 days vs 3 days.
  • FIX - Layers - Intermittent issues with Drought Monitor
  • FIX - General - Various bug fixes and improvements
2017.13
Released August 7, 2017
  • ADD - MapBuilder - Add Forecast jet Stream layers
  • FIX - MapBuilder - Updates to AMP visualizer code samples
  • FIX - General - Various bug fixes and improvements
2017.12
Released July 31, 2017
  • ADD - Layers - Canadian Warnings, watches and advisories added to alerts layers.
  • ADD - Layers - Global Forecast Jet Stream (250mb) out 15 days - fjet-stream
  • ADD - Layers - Forecast Jet Stream (250mb) (NAM model) - fjet-stream-nam
  • ADD - Layers - Forecast Jet Stream (250mb) (HRRR model) - fjet-stream-hrrr
  • ADD - Layers - CPC 6-10 day temperature outlook - temperatures-outlook-6-10d-cpc NOTE: Use time offset +6days
  • ADD - Layers - CPC 6-10 day precipitation outlook - precip-outlook-6-10d-cpc NOTE: Use time offset +6days
  • ADD - Layers - CPC 8-14 day temperature outlook - temperatures-outlook-8-14d-cpc NOTE: Use time offset +8days
  • ADD - Layers - CPC 8-14 day precipitation outlook - precip-outlook-8-14d-cpc NOTE: Use time offset +8days
  • MOD - Static Maps - Efficiency and speed improvements
  • FIX - General - invalid latitude/longitude now send 400 error vs 500 internal error
  • FIX - General - Various bug fixes and improvements
2017.11
Released July 12, 2017
  • ADD - Layers -Global lightning-strikes provides last 15minutes of lightning strikes
  • ADD - Layers - Global lighting-strikes-5m provides the last 5 minutes of lightning strikes
  • ADD - MapBuilder - Add lightning-strikes options in Severe Category
  • FIX - General - Various bug fixes and improvement
2017.10
Released July 5, 2017
  • ADD - Layers - Tropical related alerts options - alerts-tropical
  • ADD - MapBuilder - Tropical related alerts option with the alerts layer
  • ADD - MapBuilder - Daily forecast highs text option in forecasts category
  • ADD - MapBuilder - Daily forecast lows text option in forecasts category
  • MOD - General - Speed and efficiency improvements
  • FIX - General - Various bug fixes and improvements
2017.09
Released June 21, 2017
  • ADD - Layers - Colorized IR Global Satellite - satellite-infrared-color
  • ADD - Layers - Colorized IR NAM Satellite - satellite-infrared-color-us
  • ADD - Layers - Water Vapor - satellite-water-vapor
  • ADD - Layers - Visible Satellite with transparent ground - satellite-visible-transparent
  • ADD - Layers - Global Daily Forecast Highs Text - ftemperatures-max-text
  • ADD - Layers - Global Daily Forecast Lows Text - ftemperatures-min-text
  • ADD - MapBuilder - New satellite layers/options in Radar/Satellite category
  • MOD - Layers - Improved B&W Global Satellite - satellite-global
  • MOD - Layers - Improved B&W NAM Satellite - satellite
  • MOD - Layers - Improved Visible Satellite - satellite-visible
  • FIX - Layers - Convective Hail significant area would plot under the 15% area
  • FIX - Layers - Styling for wind direction layers
  • FIX - Layers - Greatly improved speed on bounding box queries of base maps and overlays
  • FIX - General - Various bug fixes and improvements
2017.08
Released May 18, 2017
  • FIX - Layers - Convective-torn plotting incorrect color for 30% level
  • FIX - General - Various bug fixes and improvements
2017.07
Released May 10, 2017
  • MOD - Layers - Global Precip resolution/coverage improved
  • MOD - Layers - Global Accum Precip resolution/coverage improved
  • MOD - Layers - Global Precip now hourly intervals
  • MOD - Layers - Global Accum Precip now hourly intervals
  • FIX - General - Correction for some special characters in locations failing
  • FIX - General - Various bug fixes and improvements
2017.06
Released May 3, 2017
  • MOD - Layers - Improved radar live for all clients
  • FIX - General - Various bug fixes and improvements
2017.05
Released April 18, 2017
  • ADD - Layers - Addition of South Korea to radar (ptype-global-aeris) (beta)
  • MOD - General - Switch 401 errors to 403 errors for improved caching
  • MOD - General - Various speed improvements
  • FIX - Various bug fixes and improvements
2017.04
Released April 12, 2017
  • ADD - Layers - Canadian Precipitation radar (ptype-global-aeris) (beta)
  • ADD - Layers - Daily forecast highs (US)
  • ADD - Layers - Daily forecast lows (US)
  • ADD - Layers - Global forecast feels-like
  • ADD - Layers - Forecast feels like (NAM model)
  • ADD - Layers - Forecast feels like (HRRR model)
  • ADD - Layers - Forecast feels like (NDFD)
  • ADD - Layers - Forecast temperatures (NDFD)
  • ADD - Layers - Forecast dew points (NDFD)
  • ADD - Layers - Forecast relative humidity (NDFD)
  • ADD - Layers - Forecast wind speed (NDFD)
  • ADD - Layers - Forecast wind gusts (NDFD)
  • ADD - Layers - Forecast heat index (NDFD)
  • ADD - Layers - Forecast wind chill (NDFD)
  • MOD - MapBuilder - Update default layers
  • FIX - Layers - Cities large-dark theme font size
  • FIX - Various bug fixes and improvements
2017.03
Released March 22, 2017
  • ADD - Layers - new observed visibility layer (US only)
  • FIX - Map Builder - Aeris.js example output missing comma when using the opacity setting
  • FIX - Map Builder - Aeris Interactive Example output defaults to a 2-hour animation
  • FIX - Various bug fixes and improvements
2017.02
Released March 20, 2017
  • ADD - Layers - new global forecast dewpoint layer
  • ADD - Layers - new global forecast humidity layer
  • ADD - Layers - new global forecast wind speed layer
  • ADD - Layers - new global forecast wind gusts layer
  • ADD - Layers - new global forecast wind chill layer
  • ADD - Layers - new global forecast heat index layer
  • ADD - Layers - added dark theme option for observations wind direction vectors
  • MOD - Layers - All updated global forecast layers include hourly intervals out 5 days
  • MOD - Layers - All updated global forecast layers extended out 14 days.
  • MOD - Layers - improved global forecast temperatures layer
  • MOD - Layers - removal of small lakes from select base/overlay layers
  • ADD - Visualizer - Separates animation from base/overlays to lower map units
  • ADD - Visualizer - Support for user branding/watermark
  • MOD - Visualizer - AMP Animator renamed to AMP visualizer
  • MOD - Map Builder - category layout tweaks
  • FIX - Map Builder - Adjust animation to last hour to match dev account
  • FIX - Various bug fixes and improvements
2017.01
Released March 8, 2017
  • ADD - Layers - new forecast dewpoint layers
  • ADD - Layers - new forecast humidity layers
  • ADD - Layers - new forecast wind gusts layers
  • ADD - Layers - new forecast wind chill layers
  • ADD - Layers - new forecast heat index layers
  • ADD - Layers - new forecast visibility layers (US only)
  • MOD - Layers - improved forecast wind speed layers
  • MOD - Layers - remove small lakes from cities/admin layers
  • MOD - Map Builder - rename observed category to observations
  • MOD - Map Builder - rename models category to forecasts
  • FIX - Modifiers - opacity and other modifiers failed when only a single layer used in a request
  • FIX - AerisJS - Utilize HTTPS for OSM requests
  • FIX - Various bug fixes and improvements
2016.10
Released December 9, 2016
  • ADD - Layers - New us clip mask overlays for each base map type
  • ADD - Layers - Observed point data layers (temperatures, wind speeds, RH etc)
  • ADD - Layers - Alerts can be limited to display only watches or warnings.
  • ADD - Layers - Alerts can be displayed as filled polygons or outlines only
  • ADD - Legend Builder - New legend builder provides for simple creation of custom legends
  • ADD - Map Builder - New AerisJS output examples
  • ADD - Map Builder - Edit layer modifiers from layer edit view (dark/light, large font / standard)
  • ADD - Map Builder - Select Alert categories, and display modifiers from layer edit view
  • ADD - Map Builder - Select Storm Report categories from layer edit view
  • ADD - Map Builder - Select Storm Cell groups from layer edit view
  • MOD - Layers - Rename “surface” category to “observed”
  • FIX - Improved stability and speed across platform
  • FIX - Various bug fixes and improvements
2016.09
Released August 29, 2016
  • ADD - Layers - Canada radar in beta. Access via layer ‘radar-ca’. If want to test combined with US radar, use ‘radar-ca,radar-us’. After beta, both will be combined in the “radar” option.
  • ADD - Layers - new fqpf-gfs layer for global accumulated precip based on GFS
  • ADD - Map Builder - Now provides sample code for animated static images
  • ADD - Map Builder - Now provides sample code for animation using tiles with AerisJS
  • ADD - AnimatorJS - Bounding box support added to Static image animator
  • MOD - Layers - Improved resolution, quality and time to availability of the GFS forecast model layers
  • MOD - Requests - When using offsets (current.png), redirects to URL containing RUNTIME_VALIDTIME
  • MOD - Map Builder - Models section simplified. Add layer type, then select edit, then model type
  • FIX - Layers - State layer now display state outlines on all zoom levels
  • FIX - Layers - Remove interstates from states layer.
  • FIX- Layers - US drought monitor improved update frequency
  • FIX - Layers - Various other bug fixes and improvements
2016.08
Released July 21, 2016
  • ADD - Layers - observed wind direction arrows from observation stations
  • ADD - Layers - observed wind gusts from observation stations, light and dark versions
  • ADD - Layers - heat related advisories group. Available all, watches only, warnings only filled or outlines
  • ADD - Layers - frost/freeze related advisories group. Available all, watches only, warnings only filled or outlines
  • ADD - Layers - US drought monitor layer
  • ADD - Image Format - WebP image format support via wepb extension
  • ADD - Image Format - 70% JPG support via jpg70 extension
  • MOD - Layers - Improved resolution, quality and time to availability of the HRRR forecast models layers
  • MOD - Layers - Improved resolution, quality and time to availability of the NAM4k forecast model layers
  • MOD - Image Format - jpg# may be used in place of jpeg# for image quality
  • MOD - Layers - Observed heat index values only display if >= 80F
  • MOD - Layers - Observed wind chill values only display if <= 50
  • MOD - Bounding Box - Improved implementation of bounding box queries
  • FIX - Layers - Observations point data with missing data no longer plot “0”
  • FIX - Requests - Image requests with no size or invalid tiles (negative numbers) will now properly return 400 level errors instead of 500.
  • FIX - Various other bug fixes and improvements
2016.07
Released June 28, 2016
  • ADD - Layers - New us clip mask overlays for each base map type
  • ADD - Layers - Observed point data layers (temperatures, wind speeds, humidity, etc)
  • ADD - Layers - Alerts can be set to display only watches or warnings.
  • ADD - Layers - Alerts can be displayed as filled polygons or outlines only
  • ADD - Legend Builder - New legend builder provides for simple creation of custom legends
  • ADD - Map Builder - New AerisJS output examples
  • ADD - Map Builder - Edit layer modifiers from layer edit view (dark/light, large font / standard)
  • ADD - Map Builder - Select Alert categories, and display modifiers from layer edit view
  • ADD - Map Builder - Select Storm Report categories from layer edit view
  • ADD - Map Builder - Select Storm Cell groups from layer edit view
  • MOD - Layers - Rename “surface” category to “observed”
  • MOD - Layers - Can now toggle labels for states overlay
  • FIX - Improved stability and speed across platform
  • FIX - Various other bug fixes and improvements
2016.06
Released May 11, 2016
  • ADD - Documentation - New Examples Section
  • MOD - Improved @2x high PPI support
  • FIX - Improved legacy Aeris Overlay URL support
  • FIX - Convective outlooks not always updating properly
  • FIX - Fire Weather Outlooks not alwats updating properly
  • FIX - various bug fixes and improvements
2016.05
Released April 1, 2016
  • ADD - Layers - Global estimated snow depth
  • ADD - AnimatorJS - Autoplay Option
  • MOD - AnimatorJS - Now auto includes CSS if not already included via tag
  • MOD - Documentation - Updated examples on AMP docs home page
  • MOD - Documentation - Updates Tile usage with examples.
  • FIX - Map Builder - Map center field now allows spaces when entering a city name.
  • FIX - various bug fixes and improvements
2016.04
Released March 23, 2016
  • ADD - Map Builder - Blend selection when editing layer
  • ADD - Layers - HRRR Temperatures
  • ADD - Layers - HRRR Winds
  • ADD - Layers - HRRR Future Radar
  • ADD - Layers - Stormcells (US only) and storm cell groups
  • ADD - Layers - Storm reports (US only) and storm report groups
  • ADD - Layers - Convective Outlooks (US only) and groups
  • ADD - Layers - Fire Weather Outlooks (US only) and groups
  • ADD - Layers - Large versions of admin, cities, counties, states overlays
  • ADD - Documentation - Blend layer modifier documentation.
  • ADD - AnimatorJS - New open source javascript for animating AMP static maps.
  • ADD - Documentation - Docs & example usage of AerisMaps AnimatorJS
  • FIX - Map Builder - Map center field not updating when panning map
  • FIX - various bug fixes and improvements
2016.03
Released March 16, 2016
  • ADD - Map Builder - Opacity Support
  • MOD - Map Builder - Layer Updates
  • ADD - Layers - various layer updates
  • ADD - Documentation - Opacity and Blur Docs
  • FIX - various bug fixes and improvements
2016.02
Released March 1, 2016
  • NEW - Initial Non Beta Release
  • ADD - Map Builder - Initial Release
  • ADD - Documentation
  • ADD - Layers - various layer updates
  • FIX - various bug fixes and improvements
2016.01
Released February 1, 2016
  • Initial Public Beta