Version History

1.13.3.3
Released August 19, 2020

MOD - forecasts - Improved Australian forecast model coverage

MOD - forecasts - Improved POP (probability of precip) resolution within the US

FIX - general - other general improvements and bug fixes

1.13.3
Released August 5, 2020

ADD - conditions - support for new for parameter to request conditions for a specific date/time

MOD - places - European locations will now include a profile.wxzone value, matching the zone used for alerts

MOD - places - improvements for profile.wxzone to be available when querying by PWS station ID or latitude/longitude.

FIX - alerts - ensure active = false for expired alerts vs just canceled ones

FIX - conditions - improvements for winds and feels like temperatures

FIX - forecasts - improvements for forecast temperatures

FIX - stormreports - sort parameter being ignored

FIX - convective/outlook - fixes occasional api error when using the contains action

FIX - general - other general improvements and bug fixes

1.13.2
Released July 22, 2020

FIX - alerts - route action will return an array for all locations vs object if only 1

FIX - alerts - filter=county not working within the US

FIX - conditions - default radius for interpolated historical

FIX - conditions - warn_no_data warning not being generated properly

FIX - conditions - historical sometimes returning more than 24 intervals

FIX - indices - occasional API error for road conditions index

FIX - observations/archive - empty periods returned without plimit parameter when using filter=calcprecip

FIX - general - other general improvements and bug fixes

1.13.1
Released July 8, 2020

ADD - conditions/summary - initial public beta

ADD - conditions - initial historical support

MOD - earthquakes - Archive expanded back to 1945

MOD - stormreports - general updates and improvements

FIX - earthquakes - Can now query by location, earthquakes/san diego,ca

FIX - conditions - psort parameter returned API error

FIX - conditions - relative from/to parameter values using UTC vs local timezone

FIX - conditions - plimit/pskip being ignored

FIX - alerts - Canada Special Statements should not be returned by default

FIX - alerts - filter=geo&format=geojson was returning the polygon twice, doubling the bandwidth

FIX - alerts - Improved expiration of Canadian alerts.

FIX - forecasts - Occasionally returning 1 less than expected hourly results (23 vs 24)

FIX - forecasts - general extended forecast improvements

FIX - general - other general improvements and bug fixes

1.13.0
Released June 9, 2020

ADD - alerts - European alerts

ADD - alerts - Polygon support with filter=geo

ADD - forecasts - Improved European forecast model coverage

MOD - alerts - Improved support for querying by latitude/longitude

MOD - alerts - Query alerts by weather station ID (ICAOs, PWS, etc)

FIX - general - other minor bug fixes and improvements

1.12.1
Released May 20, 2020

FIX - forecasts - various bug fixes and improvements

FIX - general - other minor bug fixes and improvements

1.12.0
Released May 13, 2020

ADD - conditions - new conditions endpoint in a public beta

ADD - forecasts - filter=#min for intervals by the minute for up to 2 hours. Example filter=5min&limit=12 will return the next hour forecast in 5-minute intervals

ADD - forecasts - forecast visibility using the periods.#.visibilityKM and periods.#.visibilityMI attributes

MOD - forecasts - general forecast improvements

FIX - general - other minor bug fixes and improvements

1.11.5
Released April 13, 2020

ADD - alerts - route action support

FIX - places - api error for some PWS stations with incorrect lat/lon (i.e. in ocean)

FIX - observations/summary - potential API error if archive summary has bad visibility info

FIX - stormcells - potential API error for within requests with incorrect bounding box request

FIX - general - other minor bug fixes and improvements

1.11.4
Released April 6, 2020

ADD - observations - add dataSource attribute

MOD - places - lower cache time from 1 day to 1 hour

FIX - observations/summary - correct api_error for queries to far into past or future

FIX - observations/archive - correct api_error for queries to far into past or future

FIX - precip/summary - correct api_error when using sort=dt:-1

FIX - precip/summary - use local relative time for from=midnight

FIX - general - other minor bug fixes and improvements

1.11.3.3
Released March 29, 2020

FIX - stormcells - correct api_error response for some search action queries

FIX - stormcells - improvements for the forecast cone polygons

FIX - general - Other minor bug fixes and updates

1.11.3
Released March 25, 2020

MOD - stormcells - general improvements, including metric values for ob.top and ob.hit

FIX - general - Other minor bug fixes and updates

1.11.2
Released March 11, 2020

ADD - point data - new level of detail feature. For observations and most other point data endpoints, can now pass new lod parameter (level of detail) corresponding to map zoom level or mindist to help ensure data separation when displaying on a map.

ADD - observations/archive - new periods.precipSinceMidnight and precipSinceLastOb for observations stations that provide the data.

ADD - observations - new precise filter will return attributes with increased decimal precision.

ADD - observations/archive - new precise filter will return attributes with increased decimal precision.

ADD - observations/summary - new precise filter will return attributes with increased decimal precision.

MOD - general - NOT query element (!) now works with both string and numeric attributes. Previously, worked with strings only.

FIX - within queries - Improved support for within rectangular queries that cover large global areas across the dateline.

FIX - storm reports - correct inconsistencies with hail reports. If no size included in the report, then set hailIN and hailMM to null.

FIX - observations - PWS stations with no weather or sky information, occasionally defaulting to fair / mostly sunny or mostly clear.

FIX - observations - api_error returned for rare instances when a new observation may not yet have an associated place attribute.

FIX - general - Other minor bug fixes and updates

1.11.1
Released February 12, 2020

ADD - observations - New strict filter will limit results to observations passing QA that include temps, dewpt, humidity, pressure, winds and sky/weather information.

ADD - observations/summary - New strict filter will limit results to observation passing QA that include temps, dewpt, humidity, pressure, winds and sky/weather information.

MOD - alerts - windchill advisories, watches, and alerts moved to winter category vs winds

MOD - observations - hasprecip filter now limits to stations that are known to report precip and pass QA.

FIX - observations - improvements for the handling of IN (intermittent), DU (Dust), S (Sand) and PO METAR weather codes

FIX - observations - Ensure ob.uvi attribute is included in the output, even for stations that do not report (null is the default)

FIX - observations - passing query parameter would override default observation trust factor verification.

FIX - general - Other minor bug fixes and updates

1.11.0
Released January 29, 2020

ADD - observations - Implementation of new xWeather Platform for Observations

ADD - observations - Addition of new observations from Australia Bureau of Meteorology

ADD - observations - Addition of new observations from Environment Canada

ADD - observations - trustFactor attribute - from 0 - 100, combination of individual observation QC * station confidence.

ADD - observations/summary - trustFactor attribute - Provides the minimum, maximum and average trust factor received from the observations

ADD - observations - new ausbom filter option, to limit to observations from the Australia Bureau of meteorology

ADD - observations/summary - new ausbom filter option, to limit to observations from the Australia Bureau of meteorology

FIX - observations/summary - Requesting summaries over a date range, now limits results to stations that reported on every day within the requested date range.

FIX - general - Other minor bug fixes and updates

1.10.8
Released October 23, 2019

FIX - places - elevation values displaying when querying by airport id

FIX - stormreports - error when querying by storm report id

FIX - fires - error when querying by fire report id

FIX - forecasts - improved precipitation forecast for mid and long-range forecasts

FIX - general - Other minor bug fixes and updates

1.10.7
Released October 7, 2019

ADD - forecasts - new periods.solradWM2 provides estimated solar radiation, normally used with filter=1hr

ADD - forecasts - new periods.solradMinWM2 and periods.solradMaxWM2 provide the min / max hourly values across a forecast interval

ADD - observations - filter=interp returns interpolated observation if an actual observation is not nearby. (Currently beta)

FIX - tropicalcyclones - distanceNM missing for wind radii

FIX - forecasts - For some Canadian locations, the day 1 pressure returned as station pressure vs the documented MSLP

FIX - general - Other minor bug fixes and updates

1.10.6
Released September 24, 2019

ADD - tropicalcyclones - support for wind radii for active storms

ADD - tropicalcyclones - current position and forecast wind field polygons

ADD - pws - Add support for new PWS Contributors Access

MOD - observations - added recTimestamp and recDateTimeISO, denoting when an observation was received

MOD - observations - new adt query mapping, allowing to query or sort based on received/added time of an observation

MOD - observations - add tzname and tzoffset (in seconds) to the profile object

MOD - places - Sept 2019 US zip code update

MOD - places - Sept 2019 CA postal code update

FIX - stormreports - hail size not properly rounded to a max of 2 decimals

FIX - observations - API returning no error in rare instances of an observation pressure received as NaN

FIX - general - Other minor bug fixes and updates

1.10.5
Released September 2, 2019

FIX - general - Other minor bug fixes and updates

1.10.4
Released July 29, 2019

MOD - alerts - Support for Environment Canada Squall Warnings/Watches

FIX - general - Other minor bug fixes and updates

1.10.3
Released July 23, 2019

ADD - tropicalcyclones - support for invest test storms

ADD - tropicalcyclones/archive - Active invests are available using the filter=invests. Archive invests are not available at this time.

MOD - places - July 2019 US zip codes update

MOD - places - July 2019 CA postal codes update

FIX - observations - wxsnow filter no longer returns observations with hail for international locations

FIX - general - Other minor bug fixes and updates

1.10.2
Released July 16, 2019

MOD - general - Improved logical OR support for filters. i.e. for stormreport, can now use filter=hail;wind to return storm reports that are either hail or wind reports.

FIX - observations - API not properly handling when GS utilized for hail vs. snow pellets in METAR observations.

FIX - stormreports - corrected within query when bounding box crossed the international dateline AND had a positive east and west longitudes.

FIX - general - Other minor bug fixes and updates

1.10.1
Released June 19, 2019

ADD - lightning - adt sorting parameter allows sorting based on the time the lightning strike was received and added

ADD - lightning - adt filter to allow forcing the from/to parameters to filter on the recTime (added time) vs. the lightning observation time.

MOD - tropicalcyclones - lower cache / expires headers from 10 minutes to 1 minute

MOD - tropicalcyclones/archive - lower cache / expires headers from 10 minutes to 1 minute

FIX - alerts/summary - corrected issued with occasional empty document vs. warn_no_data when no alerts

FIX - stormreports/summary - corrected issued with returning invalid_request vs. warn_no_data when no stormreports within the request

FIX - general - Other minor bug fixes and updates

1.10.0
Released June 11, 2019

MOD - Infrastructure / Stack upgrades, improving API performance and latencies.

MOD - places - May 2019 US zip codes and CA postal codes

1.9.19
Released March 13, 2019

MOD - forecasts - Update the maximum limit from 360 to 384 for hourly forecasts

MOD - places - March 2019 US zip codes and CA postal codes

FIX - precip/summary - Correct a DST bug returning incorrect daily results for dates prior to DST.

FIX - general - Other minor bug fixes and updates

1.9.18
Released February 20, 2019

MOD - forecasts - General Improvements

MOD - places - Feb 2019 US zip codes and CA postal codes

FIX - general - Other minor bug fixes and updates

1.9.17
Released January 22, 2019

MOD - forecasts - Improvements for mid term forecasts (days 3-7)

FIX - general - Other minor bug fixes and updates.

1.9.16
Released January 16, 2019

MOD - places - Jan 2019 US zip codes and CA postal codes

FIX - phrases/summary - improvements with multiple precipitation types and period placement

FIX - CA alerts missing profile.tz for some Canadian Location codes (CLCs)

FIX - general - Other minor bug fixes and updates.

1.9.15
Released December 12, 2018

ADD - alerts - french support for Canadian alerts with a new lang=fr parameter. For Canadian alerts, returns the title and body in French vs English.

MOD - observations - Improved support for UP precipitation type.

FIX - observations - Variable winds were being returned with a direction of 0 degrees / N (North). Now properly returns -1 / VRB

FIX - forecasts - Route action not utilizing the from/to parameters within the POST body.

FIX - places/postalcodes - Correct id/zip/postalcodes query mappings and allow mixed case values to be provided for Canadian postal codes

FIX - general - Other minor bug fixes and updates.

1.9.14
Released October 31, 2018

FIX - tides - Ensure tides type are returned in lower case per the docs

FIX - observations/summary - improved handling of DST for locations that change at midnight vs a later hour.

FIX - general - minor bug fixes and improvements

1.9.13
Released October 23, 2018

ADD - lightning - add route action support for lightning endpoint

ADD - alerts - support for the new NWS Snow Squall Warning

MOD - tides - Update to include latest 2018, 2019 and 2020 tide predictions

MOD - route - skip empty locations i.e. p=24060;30301;;10001 vs returning an error

FIX - route - resolve API error with some route GET queries

FIX - general - minor bug fixes and improvements

1.9.12
Released October 17, 2018

ADD - general - Ability to enable/disable applications/namespaces from the member area

MOD - Tropicalcyclones - Default Sort by cyclone ID if no sort provided

MOD - Tropicalcyclones - Support for NHC special updates that can occur between normal updates

MOD - Various - For endpoints that support GeoJSON, if requesting in GeoJSON and providing fields=xxx without including the location field name, it will automatically be added by the API

MOD - places - Oct 2018 US zip codes and CA postal codes

MOD - rivers - Update river gauges with the latest crest and impact information as of Oct 10, 2018

MOD - places/airports - Improve type query mapping. Now allows any casing for value.

FIX - observations/summary - summary date off by an hour with NZ and AU DST timezone changes

FIX - minor bug fixes and improvements

1.9.11
Released September 19, 2018

ADD - tropicalcyclones - new currentbasin query element to query against the basin an active storm is within.

ADD - general - new filter=centroid option to force using a US zip code polygon centroid latitude/longitude vs the corresponding city latitude/longitude

ADD - phrases/summary - new filter=noob option for no observations. Forces the phrasing to use the short-term forecast only.

MOD - places - Update US zip codes support to latest Sept 2018 data.

MOD - places - Update CA postal code support to latest Sept 2018 data.

MOD - places - Update GeoIP to City database with latest Sept 2018 data, used for the :auto functionality.

FIX - tropicalcyclones - when filter=geo applied and user passing fields parameter, automatically add errorCone field if not set.

FIX - sunmoon - adjust the illumination values used for determining the moon phase at midnight local time. Some locations display full moon for two days.

FIX - threats - removed unused/undocumented lightning property from the API response

FIX - tropicalcyclones - various archive data updates

FIX - minor bug fixes and improvements

1.9.10
Released August 21, 2018

ADD - precip/summary - public beta of new precip/summary endpoint

MOD - tropicalcyclones - improved support when crossing the international dateline / 180 longitude

MOD - tropicalcyclones - improved support for test storms, now using event numbers 80 -89

MOD - general - improve the warn_no_data description

MOD - forecasts - improve the mdnt2mdnt filter functionality for locations outside of the US

FIX - forecasts - isDay would display false for some areas within longitude 176 - 180 longitude

FIX - minor bug fixes and improvements

1.9.9
Released August 8, 2018

ADD - wizard - New API Wizard: https://www.aerisweather.com/wizard/api/

ADD - tropicalcyclones - support for invests with the new filter=invests option. Invests are areas under investigation for potential future tropical development.

ADD - tropicalcyclones and tropicalcyclones/archive - new profile.basins is an array of all basins the cyclone has tracked within

ADD - tropicalcyclones and tropicalcyclones/archive - new origin query parameter option that queries the profile.basinOrigin

ADD - tropicalcyclones - query storms that traveled within multiple basins with query=basin:ALL:ep:cp

ADD - tropicalcyclones - new profile.basinCurrent attribute which defines the current basin the storm is within. Null for nonactive storms

ADD - observations - new filter=qcok option. Can be combined when using the query parameter, and overriding the default of rejecting stations with failed QC

ADD - observations/summary - new filter=qcok option, which will only return summaries for stations that all observations for the day passed QC.

MOD - tropicalcyclones and tropicalcyclones/archive - update profile.basin to be profile.basinOrigin

MOD - tropicalcyclones and tropicalcyclones/archive - update basin filters to query the profile.basins vs. profile.basinOrigin

MOD - tropicalcyclones and tropicalcyclones/archive - querying basin no longer case sensitive

MOD - observations/summary - hasprecip filter now limits results to stations known to provide precip AND have a passing precipitation QC.

MOD - postalcodes - Update US zip codes to Aug 2018 data

MOD - postalcodes - Update CA postal codes to Aug 2018 data

FIX - observations/summary - summary.precip.QC would return incorrect code in some circumstances

FIX - observations/summary - in some rare cases, a new observation station could return a summary without profile.hasprecip attribute

FIX - minor bug fixes and improvements

1.9.8
Released July 25, 2018

ADD - tropicalcyclones - Added profile.tz for timezone support

ADD - tropicalcyclones/archive - Added profile.tz for timezone support.

ADD - tropicalcyclones/archive - Added West Pacific, Southern Hemisphere and Indian Ocean archive, 1945 - 2018.

ADD - tropicalcyclones/archive - Added East Pacific / Central Pacific archive, 1949 - 2018.

ADD - tropicalcyclones/archive - Added Atlantic archive, 1851 - 2018.

MOD - tropicalcyclones/archive - No longer requires a from/to when using query=year:####

FIX - forecasts - Hourly forecasts isDay incorrectly set to false around sunrise/set for some locations.

FIX - tropicalcyclones - Correct profile.name issue with Indian ocean and southern Pacific tropical cyclones

FIX - observations - Observed visibility incorrectly returning null for some mesonet stations that are reporting visibility.

FIX - Other minor updates and bug fixes.

1.9.7
Released July 18, 2018

ADD - tropicalcyclones/archive - Access to archive tropical cyclones for all basins in public beta

MOD - tropicalcyclones - querying test storm 2017-AL-16-TEST no longer requires filter=test

FIX - tropicalcyclones - various bug fixes with the output.

FIX - FIPS:##### queries not working properly

FIX - other minor improvements and bug fixes

1.9.6
Released July 11, 2018

ADD - new tropicalcyclones endpoint in public beta

MOD - update to July 2018 US zip codes

MOD - update to Jul 2018 CA postal codes

MOD - QC improvements for Official observations

FIX - NWS marine alerts incorrectly setting place.country to null

FIX - minor bug fixes and updates

1.9.5
Released June 20, 2018

MOD - fires - allow :id style queries

MOD - observations/summary - now limits search based on plimit if no to parameter

MOD - convective/outlook - no longer require filter=geo when using format=geojson

MOD - fires/outlook - no longer require filter=geo when using format=geojson

MOD - droughts/monitor - no longer require filter=geo when using format=geojson

FIX - minor bug fixes and updates

1.9.4
Released June 4, 2018

ADD - lightning - new negative and positive filter to limit results to corresponding pulse polarity information

ADD - lightning/summary - new negative and positive filter to limit results to corresponding pulse polarity information

ADD - lightning/summary - addition of count of negative / positive polarity lightning strikes/pulses

ADD - lightning/summary - addition of min/max amperage for negative / positive polarity lightning strikes/pulses

MOD - lightning/summary - No longer in Beta, available to all subscription levels

MOD - general - Update with 2018-06 US & Canadian postal codes

FIX - lightning/summary - round average values (peakAmp, numSensors)

FIX - lightning/summary - closest action limiting to 100 max strikes in the response

FIX - lightning/summary - correct default time range for the last 5 minutes

FIX - Other minor bug fixes and updates.

1.9.3
Released May 22, 2018

ADD - airquality - periods.method attribute defining the AQI calculation method

ADD - airquality/forecast - periods.method attribute defining the AQI calculation method

FIX - observations - isDay improperly being set to false during the midnight sun

FIX - forecasts - hourly intervals improperly setting isDay to false during the midnight sun

FIX - alerts - improved handling of NWS alerts with malformed headers

FIX - various other minor fixes and improvements.

1.9.2
Released May 16, 2018

ADD - lightning - lightning API endpoint now available to all weather API premium subscriptions

FIX - lightning/summary - /search action incorrectly returned an array vs an object

FIX - general - /endpoint/searchlight,nv queries failed because API attempted search query

FIX - various other minor fixes and improvements.

1.9.1
Released May 9, 2018

MOD - alerts - add fire weather to nonprecip filter

MOD - alerts/summary - add fire weather to nonprecip filter

MOD - postalcodes - Update to 2018-05 Canadian Postal codes

MOD - postalcodes - Update to 2018-05 US zip codes

MOD - general - Update to 2018-05 IP to city DB for use with :auto

MOD - general - namespace verification improvements

FIX - airquality/forecasts - plimit parameter ignored

FIX - various other minor fixes and improvements.

1.9.0
Released April 24, 2018

ADD - AirQuality - New airquality endpoint provides global observations

ADD - AirQuality - New airquality/forecasts endpoint provides global airquality forecasts (BETA)

ADD - forecasts - mdnt2mdnt filter returns daily forecast using local midnight to midnight

ADD - Observations - new weather filters, wxrain, wxsnow, wxice, wxfog allow filtering based on occurring weather

MOD - places - support for AirQuality stations to be used in queries

MOD - phrases/summary - many phrases tweaks and improvements

MOD - phrases/summary - support for the limit parameter to control the number of hourly intervals used to make the summary. Default = 6

MOD - phrases/summary - publically available (English only) as part of basic

MOD - alerts - rename advisories endpoint to alerts (advisories now alias to alerts)

MOD - alerts - improve default sorting. Emergency Flag, significance/priority (desc), issue time (desc)

MOD - alerts/summary - rename advisories/alerts endpoint to alerts/summary (advisories/summary now alias to alerts/summary)

MOD - observations/summary - new qcmin, qcmax filters to query qc codes that occurred in the summary.

MOD - general - Update to 2018-04 US zip code and CA Postal codes

FIX - observations/summary - improved handling of observations quality control

FIX - alerts - details.color incorrect for tornado warning

FIX - alerts - details.color incorrect for severe thunderstorm warning

FIX - forecasts - the oddity of temp value of -0 now returns as 0

FIX - other minor updates and bug fixes

1.8.6
Released February 27, 2018

MOD - general - Update to 2018-02 US zip code and CA Postal codes

FIX - forecasts - in some instances, hourly snowfall would not match day totals beyond 72 hours

FIX - other minor updates and bug fixes

1.8.5
Released February 12, 2018

ADD - advisories - new nonmarine filter option

ADD - advisories/summary - new nonmarine filter option

FIX - observations/summary - Improve speed for archive summaries, when no to provided

FIX - earthquakes - Improve speed for archive summaries, when no to provided

FIX - stormreports - Improve speed for archive summaries, when no to provided

FIX - records - Improve speed for archive summaries, when no to provided

FIX - fires - Improve speed for archive summaries, when no to provided

FIX - other minor updates and bug fixes

1.8.4
Released January 24, 2018

ADD - advisories - new airquality filter limits to smog, smoke, and air quality alerts

FIX - advisories - support for Canadian Freezing Drizzle advisory

FIX - advisories - corrections for Canadian Freezing Rain warning

FIX - advisories - support for Canadian Smog Warning

FIX - other minor updates and bug fixes

1.8.3
Released January 17, 2018

MOD - general - support for EMPTY and !EMPTY to test for empty string EMPTY != NULL

MOD - postcalcodes - Update with Jan 2018, US & Canadian Postal Codes

MOD - places - improvements for the location determinations

FIX - forecasts - iceaccum should be iceaccumIN and iceaccumMM

FIX - other minor updates and bug fixes

1.8.2
Released December 13, 2017

ADD - forecasts - hourly intervals for up to the next 24 hours now available in API Basic, use filter=1hr&limit=24.

ADD - forecasts - new precise filter option. When used celsius temperatures will include 1 decimal point vs rounding to next whole number (tempC, maxTempC, minTempC, dewptC, feelslikeC, etc)

ADD - phrases/summary - move out of beta and add phrases/summary endpoint to premium

MOD - general - locations with Saint in the name can now use Saint, Sainte, St or St.

MOD - postalcodes - Update with Dec 2017, US and Canadian Postal Code updates

FIX - general - Return API warning is user supplies invalid parameter

FIX - phrases/summary - place.state field would not always have proper state

FIX - other minor updates and improvements

1.8.1
Released November 21, 2017

ADD - countries - added place.continentFull to match places endpoint

MOD - countries - update with latest population data

MOD - general - Update to Nov IP to city DB for use with :auto

FIX - places - Update to use proper continent names/abbreviations matching countries endpoint

FIX - other minor updates and improvements

1.8.0
Released November 15, 2017

ADD - airquality - limited public beta

ADD - airquality/forecasts - limited public beta

MOD - general - API will not support old / non active US zip codes and CA postal codes

MOD - places/postalcodes - new profile.active property set to true if the zip code / postal code is still active. false if no longer active

MOD - postalcodes - Update to 2017-11 Canadian Postal codes

MOD - postalcodes - Update to 2017-11 US zip codes

FIX - forecasts - sunrise/sunset off by 1 day with longitude >= 176

FIX - observations - sunrise/sunset off by 1 day with longitude >= 176

FIX - sunmoon - sunrise/sunset off by 1 day with longitude >= 176

FIX - other minor updates and improvements

1.7.7
Released November 8, 2017

FIX - advisories - hard free watch color code not correct

FIX - other minor updates and improvements

1.7.6.1
Released October 25, 2017

FIX - observations - Some queries/filter combinations could improperly return results without sky information

FIX - places - City, XX where XX was a country abbreviation that matched a China province would fail to search the country

FIX - other minor updates and improvements

1.7.6
Released October 24, 2017

ADD - lighting/summary - new endpoint that provide summary information (total lighting pulses, etc) for use with lightning API subscriptions

MOD - general - NULL is now a valid query value. i.e. /observations/search?query=rh:NULL

MOD - general - NULl and !NULL are no longer case sensitive.

MOD - threats - storm cell query parameters cannot be used with the threats endpoint. i.e. obtain threats based on storms with a 90% chance of hail

FIX - rivers - filter=lowwaterecord not working properly

FIX - advisories/summary - intermittent API error when using the wind or nonprecip filters

FIX - observations/summary - intermittent API errors for some observations prior to 2013

FIX - places/airports - query=name:xxxx improperly querying against the airport city name vs airport name

FIX - other minor updates and improvements

1.7.5.2
Released September 21, 2017

FIX - observation/archive - closest action not properly accounting for timezone.

FIX - observation/summary - closest action not properly accounting for timezone.

FIX - other minor updates and improvements

1.7.5
Released September 20, 2017

ADD - rivers - New rivers endpoint providing access to AHPS river and lake gauge information

ADD - rivers/gauges - New rivers/gauges endpoint provide access to AHPS river gauage information

ADD - places - profile now includes wxzone, firezone, fips and countyid information when available (US & Canada)

ADD - places/postalcodes - profile now includes wxzone, firezone, fips and countyid information when available (US & Canada)

ADD - places/airports - profile now includes wxzone, firezone, fips and countyid information when available (US & Canada)

MOD - advisories - support for querying issued, begins, expires and added timestamps via query parameter

MOD - advisories - can now sort by begins timestamp

ADD - advisories - new beach filter option (for rip currents etc)

MOD - advisories/summary - support for querying issued, begins, expires and added timestamps via query parameter

MOD - earthquakes - support for querying observed time via query parameter

MOD - general - !NULL is a valid query parameter value. i.e. /observations/55403?qury=rh:!NULL will only return values where humidity is not null

MOD - lightning - support for height and number of sensors. in output and new query/sort options

MOD - forecasts - now calculating F temperatures prior to rounding C temperatures

FIX - advisories - support for Storm Surge watch/warning categories and colors

FIX - advisories - support for rip current statement category and color

FIX - observations/archive - correct date localization globally

FIX - observations/summary - correct date localization globally

FIX - sunmoon - corrected date localization

FIX - sunmoon - skip parameter ignored

FIX - other minor updates and improvements

1.7.4
Released August 16, 2017

MOD - General - August 2017 US zip codes & Canadian postal codes update

MOD - General - Latest US fips, weather zone and fire zone updates

MOD - places - fips:##### location support is no longer case sensitive. Can use fips:###### or FIPS:#####

MOD - observations/summary - add default psort=dt:1 if no psort provided, so individual obs are sorted

MOD - observations/summary - increase plimit max allowed to 1500 to support stations that report once per minute

FIX - observations/summary - pskip support not always working properly

FIX - advisories - Add improved support for Canadian Tropical Cyclone Statement, Weather Advisory

FIX - other minor updates and improvements

1.7.3
Released August 8, 2017

ADD - advisories - new country specific filters: canada, usa and allcountries

ADD - advisories - new hassmallpoly filter limit queries to alerts with a small polygon

ADD - advisories - new distinct filter returns a single copy of alerts. For use at the country level

ADD - advisories/summary - support for Canadian alert summaries

FIX - forecasts - improved support for smoke weather type

FIX - forecasts - improved phrasing for haze weather type

FIX - other minor updates and improvements

1.7.2
Released July 31, 2017

ADD - advisories - Support for Canadian Alerts

ADD - advisories - details.cat now set to the category the alert type is part of. i.e. flood, winter, heat,  wind etc.

ADD - places - Support for Canadian Location Codes (CLC-######) as a supported place format

MOD - lightning - previously no guaranteed order by time, now defaults to descending matching other endpoints

FIX - other minor updates and improvements

1.7.1
Released July 24, 2017

ADD - advisories - details.cat will contain the general category/grouping of the alert type

MOD - lightning - improved lightning addon support

MOD - general - improved HTTP OPTIONS support

MOD - general - update Canadian Postal Codes

FIX - other minor updates and improvements

1.7.0
Released June 19, 2017

ADD - advisories - new id attribute

ADD - advisories - details.color attribute now contains the alert 6 character hex

ADD - advisories - details.emergency attribute. Set to true if Tornado Emergency or Flash Flood Emergency issue as part of the respective warning, false otherwise

ADD - advisories - new geoPoly attribute. If small polygon is set in the poly, geoPoly will be a GeoJSON version of the small polygon

ADD - advisories - loc attribute. The location (lat/long) of the weather zone centroid or county centroid now included

ADD - advisories - GeoJSON support via format=geojson. Will return points or if there is a small polygon, the feature will be of type polygon

ADD - advisories - Query by advisory ID. i.e. /advisories/:id

ADD - advisories - Affects action support

ADD - lightning - Support for new developer, basic and premium lightning API subscriptions

ADD - lightning - ob.age attribute contains the age in seconds from lightning observation to API request

MOD - general - query parameters for the name, state and country are no longer case sensitive. i.e. query=name:MinnEap will work correction

MOD - advisories - query by weather zone or county no longer case sensitive. i.e. query=wxzone:MnZ014

MOD - advisories/summary - query by weather zone or county no longer case sensitive. i.e. query=wxzone:MnZ014

MOD - batch - now returns API error if more than 25 requests in a single call. Previously only used the 1st 25.

MOD - lightning - speed improvments for querying cloud to ground strikes

MOD - stormcells/summary - summary.range now includes from/to atrributes

MOD - advisories/summary - summary.range now includes from/to attributes

MOD - stormreports/summary - summary.range now includes from/to attributes

FIX - stormreports - query parameter with code:# now working properly.

FIX - normals - filter=hasprecip not working properly in all use cases

FIX - observations/archive - psort=dt:1 not working properly

FIX - general - update latest US and Canadian Postal Codes

FIX - general - update latest ip to city database for :auto functionality

FIX - general - maxhits errors will now cache for 60 seconds

FIX - other minor updates and improvements

1.6.16
Released May 30, 2017

MOD - general - Update with latest US and Canadian postal codes

FIX - advisories - Intermittent errors when querying by US weather zones (i.e. MNZ001)

FIX - other minor bug and database updates

1.6.15
Released May 2, 2017

MOD - batch - Increase the maximum batch request endpoints from 10 to 20

MOD - places - Update population values

MOD - places - Improvements for the China province support

FIX - other minor bug and database updates

1.6.14
Released April 18, 2017

ADD - places - Chinese province names and abbreviations returned in places output

ADD - general - can include Chinese province name or abbreviation in query Guangzhou, Guangdong or Guangzhou,GD or Guangzhou,GD,CN

ADD - general - can query data with Chinese province, return up to 100 observations from Guangdong, China /observations/search?query=country:cn,state:gd&limit=100

MOD - threats - several threats endpoint improvements

FIX - other minor bug and database updates

1.6.13
Released April 5, 2017

ADD - stormreports/summary - new range.fromTimestamp and range.toTimestamp elements correspond to the requested data range

MOD - general - latest IP to City DB Update

FIX - stormreports - occasional API error with some older storm report data

FIX - stormreports - details query not working properly. Can now use filter=hail&query=detail:1 to filter storm reports for hail with a size >= 1 inch

FIX - stats - Correction for hourly API stats display within members area

FIX - other minor bug and database updates

1.6.12
Released March 20, 2017

MOD - general - improved support for alternate city names. Example: nyc,ny

MOD - general - registered app namespaces may now support wildcard asterisk at the end. Example: com.aerisweather.*

FIX - observations/summary - Improved precipitation total QC handling

FIX - forecasts - weather phrase correction SleetSnow to Sleet/Snow

FIX - other minor bug and database updates

1.6.11
Released March 7, 2017

ADD - general - crossdomain.xml support for flash users

ADD - advisories/summary - new tornado filter option

FIX - observations/archive - closest action not always allowing past dates

FIX - various other minor fixes and improvements.

1.6.10
Released February 27, 2017

ADD - general - !NULL query string operator = not null

FIX - observations - Improved handling of NSC, NCD

FIX - observations/recent - Improved handling of NSC, NCD

FIX - observations/archive - Improved handling of NSC, NCD

FIX - various other minor fixes and improvements.

1.6.9
Released February 13, 2017

ADD - observations - estimated solar radiation added to observations if observed not available.

ADD - observations/recent - estimated solar radiation added to observations if observed not available.

ADD - observations/archive - estimated solar radiation added to observations if observed not available.

MOD - foreacasts - filter=xxxx model name now returns forecatss based on specific model. supports hrrr, nam, gfs, gefs, ndfd, hrdps

FIX - observations - visibility with a fraction were not always parsed correctly. 

FIX - observations/recent - visibility with a fraction were not always parsed correctly. 

FIX - observations/archive - visibility with a fraction were not always parsed correctly. 

FIX - observations - some new zealand stations reporting clouds with “///” causing parsing error

FIX - normals - profile.tz always being set to UTC vs proper timezone name

FIX - normals - monthly/annual filters work if either passed via filter or pfilter parameters

FIX - various other minor fixes and improvements.

1.6.8
Released January 17, 2017

MOD - threats - threats endpoint now part of Premium API level

MOD - stormcells - threats endpoint now part of Premium API level

MOD - stormcells/summary - threats endpoint now part of Premium API level

MOD - convective/outlook - now part of the Premium API level

MOD - fires/outlook - now part of the Premium API level

MOD - phrases/outlook - short phrase simplified from 20 degrees below zero to just -20 degrees

FIX - phrases/outlook - not including negative/below zero for around -20 phrase type

FIX - forecasts - incorrect spacing for partly cloudy with isolated showers phrasing

FIX - various other minor fixes and improvements.

1.6.7
Released January 9, 2017

MOD - phrases/outlook - English snowfall rounded to nearest .25 inch

MOD - phrases/outlook - metric snowfall rounded to 1 decimal place in centimeters

FIX - phrases/outlook - Not properly handling metric temperatures below zero

FIX - phrases/outlook - Metric temperatures being incorrectly rounded

FIX - forecasts - US snowfall forecasts would sometimes return null vs 0 for days 4 - 7

FIX - observations/archive - Improved support for Historical addon

FIX - observations/summary - Improved support for Historical addon

FIX - various other minor fixes and improvements.

1.6.6
Released December 8, 2016

MOD - observations - remove any potential unprintable characters from the raw attribute

MOD - general - Latest public zone / fire zone updates.

FIX - various other minor fixes and improvements.

1.6.5
Released November 30, 2016

MOD - forecasts - improvements to chance of precip (POP) values

MOD - forecasts - the #hr filter now allows using h,hr, hrs, hour, hours for consistency

FIX - observations - areas of fog improperly being returned as scattered fog

FIX - various other minor fixes and improvements.

1.6.4
Released November 17, 2016

ADD - advisories - Advisories endpoint now available to API Basic subscribers

ADD - Observations - new allownosky filter can be used to override the default query behavior

MOD - Observations - Default queries use observations that have temps, sky information and pass QC

FIX - forecasts - Corrected issue for potential of mostly sunny with rain phrasing

FIX - various other minor fixes and improvements.

1.6.3
Released November 8, 2016

ADD - observations - QC and QCcode properties available

MOD - observations - Enhanced QC, by default stations with an observation set to Caution or Failed QC will be ignored.

FIX - observations - Some METARS that did not provide cloud/sky/weather information improperly stating sunny/clear vs null

FIX - forecasts - In some instances the extended forecast would improperly set POP to 0 when no coverage available.

FIX - various other minor fixes and improvements.

1.6.2
Released October 24, 2016

ADD - observations - hassky mapping available to requesting pws stations with clouds/weather

MOD - general - Improved integration for upcoming single AMP / API developer account

FIX - observations - Some PWS with no sky/weather improperly reporting sunny/clear vs null

FIX - observations - By default stations not reporting sky/weather are ignored.

FIX - various other minor fixes and improvements.

1.6.1
Released October 11, 2016

ADD - headers - X-Aeris-Auto set to 1 if user used :auto as the place

ADD - places - Add support for IP as a supported place

MOD - observations - allow past day to go back -25 hours vs -24 hours for plus level.

FIX - various other minor fixes and improvements.

1.6.0
Released October 4, 2016

ADD - stormreports - tropical category

ADD - stormreports - filter=tropical to limit results to tropical related reports

ADD - stormreports/summary - tropical category

ADD - stormreports/summary - filter=tropical to limit results to tropical related reports

ADD - caching - Support for s-maxage within cache-action

ADD - sunmoon - sun.polarnight = true if sun never rises above the horizon

ADD - sunmoon - sun.midnightsun =true is sun never goes below the horizon

ADD - stormcells - traits object allows quickly verifying if stormcell has hail, tornadic, rotating, potential threat

ADD - stormcells - isgeneral, ishail, istornado, isrotating query mappings 0= no, 1 = yes

ADD - stormcells - isgeneral, ishail, istornado, isrotating sort mappings

ADD - stormcells - rainmoderate, rainheavy, rainintense filters to limit results

ADD - stormcells/summary - traits object with count of storms that are general, have hail, rotating, tornado or a potential threat

ADD - stormcells/summary - rainmoderate, rainheavy, rainintense filters to limit results

ADD - stormcells/summary - isgeneral, ishail, istornado, isrotating query mappings 0= no, 1 = yes

ADD - stormcells/summary - new filter=bystate to return summary of storm cells for each state that cells exist in

ADD - stormcells/summary - new sumXXXXX sort filters that can be used with filter=bystate to sort results by state based on number of storms potentially tornadic, with hail etc.

FIX - sunmoon - issue with timezone offset when requesting info for single day for location during polar night

FIX - sunmoon - sun.rise, sun.set not being set for location in polar night. Now properly set to null

FIX - various other minor fixes and improvements.

1.5.2
Released September 19, 2016

ADD - indices - New outdoor activity indices: swimming, golf, biking, campfires and bees

ADD - stormreports/summary - Now supports within action

ADD - stormcells/summary - Now supports within action

ADD - advisories/summary - BETA endpoint for receiving summary of active advisories

ADD - observations - support for ceilingFT / ceilingM when available

MOD - advisories - includes.zipcodes now only include zip codes whom’s centroid lies within small polygon, when available.

MOD - normals - Allow plimit=31 so can fetch 1 month in a single query

MOD - forecasts - Improved prob of precipitation values

MOD - forecasts - Daily forecasts now give less precedence to early morning fog

MOD - forecasts - Improved forecast speed performance.

MOD - stormreports/summary - returns states in alphabetical order

MOD - stormreports/summary - now include report category

FIX - observations - Query with :id and filter=allstations, pwsweather stations may be ignored

FIX - observations/archive - Correct API error with PWS data if location not available

FIX - advisories - Whey query by zip code the filter=county would be ignored

FIX - various other minor fixes and improvements.

1.5.1
Released May 19, 2016

ADD - stormreports - add dust reports filter

ADD - stormreports - add marine filter and category

ADD - lightning - new recTimestamp and recISO attrributes which note the receipt time of the lightning strike information

ADD - places - population provided if available via profile.pop attribute.

ADD - observations - ceilingFT and ceilingM added for cloud ceiling. null if not available in observartion

MOD - general - improve warning message for invalid_param

MOD - forecasts - improvements for chance or precip (pop)

MOD - observations - improvements for feelslike temperature when below 50 and windy

MOD - places - improved profile.tz handling to prevent occassional default of UTC

FIX - forecasts - profile.tz incorrectly set to UTC is query by lat/lon in non populated areas.

FIX - stormreports - add coastal flood reports to flood category and filter

FIX - various other minor fixes and improvements.

1.5.0
Released April 12, 2016

ADD - forecasts - forecast snow amounts available globally

MOD - from/to - support fractional relative times, such as -1.5hours

MOD - forecasts - plimit or limit can be used, for backward compatibility limit is used if both provided.

MOD - records - adjustments for speed improvement when querying

MOD - tides - adjustments for speed improvement when querying

MOD - observations - hassky filter on by default

MOD - observations/summary - efficiency improvements providing speed improvements when querying

MOD - forecasts - Improved POP values (chance of precip), especially hourly requests.

MOD - route action - support hwne “+” not included in from attributes for relatives i.e. “from: 20minutes” will be treated as “from=+20minutes”

FIX - forecasts - Improvements for edge cases for global forecasts

FIX - various other minor fixes and improvements.

1.4.3
Released March 22, 2016

ADD - various - new route action

ADD - route action - new mindist parameter for route action

ADD - observations - hassky filter & query option, to only use observation stations that report sky and weather info

ADD - observations/recent - hassky filter & query option

ADD - observations/archive - hassky filter & query option

ADD - observations/summary - hassky filter & query option

ADD - snowdepth - new snow depth endpoint, daily snowdepth, coverage US & Canada

ADD - convective/outlooks - new filters for sigtorn, sighail, sigwind

MOD - CORS - support for CORS post requests for new route action

MOD - various - Allow hr in place of hour in from/to parameters. Matches AMP offset usage.

MOD - precip/estimate - Now allows fetching up to 31 days at a time

FIX - within action - Some polygon requests failing when requesting GeoJSON output

FIX - indices - bug with health indices handling of the Feb 29th leap day.

FIX - precip/estimate - days with 0 precip being displayed out of order

FIX - observations/archive - sunrise/set times were in GMT instead of localized to location.

FIX - other minor bug fixes, improvements, db adjustments and schema updates

 

1.4.2
Released January 28, 2016

ADD - winter/snowdepth - new endpoint in Beta

ADD - precip/estimate - new endpoint in beta

MOD - cache - Cache-control header now includes private/public

FIX - within action - within action using too large of a circle radius

FIX - forecasts - UVI returning a value of NULL in areas it should be zero

FIX - within action - If user provides incorrect geometry (polygon) API error incorrectly returned

FIX - advisories - Searching by zip code now always using the zip code centroid vs an associated town center.

FIX - normals - timestamp/dateTimeISO could be a day off in some cases though data was correct.

FIX - places - correct issue with capitalization after an apostrophe in a location name

FIX - other minor bug fixes, improvements, db adjustments and schema updates

1.4.1
Released December 10, 2015

ADD - advisories - new ‘added’ query / sort mapping.

ADD - advisories - new ‘loc’ query / sort mapping.

ADD - droughts/monitor - us drought monitor endpoint beta

ADD - lightning - support for intra-cloud lightning: Lightning requires additional licensing

ADD - observations - new ‘solrad’ query / sort mapper. Useful for PWS that report Solar radiation.

MOD - threats - Phrasing improvements

FIX - geojson - Fix bug with IDs not always returned in geojson format

FIX - observations - Improved handling of FZUP

FIX - stormreports - details for precip incorrectly set to tempC/F vs rainMM/IN

FIX - stormreports/summary - rain min/max/avg corrected to MM, not CM

FIX - other minor bug fixes, improvements, db adjustments and schema updates

1.4.0
Released September 17, 2015

ADD - GeoJSON - For most endpoints, passing format=geojson or Accept header with ‘application/vnd.geo+json’ returns geojson

MOD - GeoJSON - Updates to documentation with GeoJSON examples

ADD - stormreports - New cat attribute, provides common attribute for common storm report types. See documentation for cats.

ADD - stormreports - fires filter to filter on fires based storm reports.

ADD - droughts/monitor - New US Drought Monitor endpoint

ADD - fires/outlook - New Fires Outlook endpoint

ADD - convective/outlook - New Convective outlook endpoint. Added to Storm Threats API add-on

ADD - threats - Endpoint providing near by storm threats. Added to Storm Threats API add-on

ADD - stormcells/summary - New storm cells summary endpoint. Added to Storm Threats API add-on

ADD - stormreports/summary - New endpoint providing storm report summary information. Added to Storm Threats API add-on

ADD - batch - batch requests now support global fields parameter. For use when all requests are the same endpoint.

ADD - indices/coldflu - Health index endpoint for weather relating to cold and flus. Current and forecasts

ADD - indices/arthritis - Health index endpoint for weather relating to arthritis pain. Current and forecasts

ADD - indices/sinus - Health index endpoint for weather relating to sinus headaches. Current and forecasts

ADD - indices/migraine - Health index endpoint for weather relating to migraines. Current and forecasts

ADD - indices/outdoors - Weather related index for outdoor activities. Current and forecasts

MOD - forecasts - Improved higher resolution point forecasts for Canada

MOD - forecasts - forecasts improvements

MOD - observations - Improved sky/weather support for Personal Weather Stations

FIX - observations - improved handling of errant weather types

FIX - advisories - filter=all not always returning expected results

FIX - other minor bug fixes, improvements, db adjustments and schema updates

 

1.3.10
Released July 28, 2015

MOD - lightning - additional improvements

MOD - indices - added to premium bundle

MOD - observations/summaries - take out of beta

FIX - observations/summaries - precip calculation corrections for specific PWS

FIX - other minor bug fixes, improvements, db adjustments and schema updates

1.3.9
Released June 30, 2015

MOD - forecasts - improved handling for models that do not provide RH or dew point

MOD - lightning - various improvements

FIX - other minor bug fixes, improvements, db adjustments and schema updates

1.3.8
Released June 2, 2015

ADD - forecasts - dateTimeISO to codedWeather array

ADD - forecasts - UVI support (out 5 days)

ADD - stormcells - new rainmoderate, rainheavy, rainintence filters

MOD - advisories - improved handling of small polygon.

MOD - observations/summary - improvements for total precip

MOD - stormcells - affects action now supports population

MOD - sunmoon - improved moon calculations

FIX - observations - metar wx code DZSN and SNDZ not handled properly

FIX - other minor bug fixes, improvements, db adjustments and schema updates

 

 

1.3.7
Released May 12, 2015

MOD - Places - Improved handling of Canadian Locations

FIX - general - API error if slash in namespace

FIX - observations - incorrect handling of some PWS weather codes

FIX - forecasts - precip output as null instead of zero if actually zero

FIX - observations/summary - intermittent DST bug in output

FIX - other minor bug fixes, improvements, db adjustments and schema updates

 

 

1.3.6
Released December 16, 2014

ADD - normals - hastemp, hasprecip, hassnow,hassnowd filters

MOD - places - improvements for location searching

FIX - observations - improved support for PWS that do not send weather

FIX - forecasts - API error if requested international forecast outside of the next 15 days

FIX - other minor bug fixes, improvements, db adjustments and schema updates

1.3.5
Released November 21, 2014

ADD - observations - new filter=hasprecip, utilizes only stations known to return precip

ADD - observations - new filter=allstations - utilizes official and expanded observation network

ADD - observations - new filter=pws - utilizes stations from pwsweather only

ADD - observations/summary - new filter=hasprecip, utilizes only stations known to return precip

ADD - observations/summary - new filter=allstations - utilizes official and expanded observation network

ADD - observations/summary - new filter=pws - utilizes stations from pwsweather only

ADD - observations/archive - new filter=hasprecip, utilizes only stations known to return precip

ADD - observations/archive - new filter=allstations - utilizes official and expanded observation network

ADD - observations/archive - new filter=pws - utilizes stations from pwsweather only

ADD - normals - add timestamp and datetimeISO to represent the date requested

ADD - stormcells - added hail.maxSizeMM value

MOD - forecasts - filter=day, avgtempF/C now supported

MOD - forecasts - improved phrasing for cloud / weather combinations

MOD - within - improved date line wrapping support

MOD - stormcells - improved caching

MOD - observations - Stations known to return precip will now default to 0 if non provided. Other stations null

MOD - observations/summary - Stations known to return precip will now default to 0 if non provided. Other stations null

MOD - observations/summary - many improvements for precip.total calculations

FIX - forecasts - improvements for filter=daynight and low temperature support

FIX - forecasts - correct forecast json schema

FIX - forecasts - ensure calculated values are rounded to proper decimal places

FIX - Sunmoon - fix localization bug causing data to skip to next day after Midnight UTC

FIX - general - query API with bad controller now returns proper error

FIX - other minor bug fixes, improvements, db adjustments and schema updates

1.3.4
Released September 26, 2014

ADD - observations/summary - New precip query/sort mappings

ADD - records - US Daily records through 1800s now supported

MOD - forecasts - Updated forecasting platform, now supporting higher resolution

FIX - observations/summary - Several fixes and improvements for total precip

FIX - records - API error if a record did not have a previous date

FIX - forecasts - Ensure pop and wind direction are integers

FIX - forecasts - Corrected “sunny with hazy” phrase

FIX - observations - Corrected “sunny with hazy” phrase

FIX - general - API error if UTF-8 country passed.

FIX - observations/summary - Correction for using local timezone during date change when no from parameter provided

FIX - observations/summary - Now sorts by date ascending by default

FIX - other minor bug fixes, improvements, db adjustments and schema updates

 

1.3.3
Released September 2, 2014

FIX - General - Prevent caching of endpoint requests that have warn_no_data warning

ADD - Forecasts - Support for min/max/avg FeelsLike and dewpoint

FIX - Observations - solradWM2 defaults to null if not provided.

MOD - Observations - removed deprecated windMPH, windKTS, windKMH (listed as deprecated in 2011)

MOD - Observations/summary - return summary for station with temp for general query

ADD - Observations/summary - add new precip and precipc query / sort mappings

FIX - Observations/summary - summary.datetimeISO not using localized time.

ADD - Observations/summary - add min/max/avg solrad query/sort mappings

FIX - Observations/summary - average values now null if none available

FIX - other minor bug fixes, improvements, db adjustments and schema updates

1.3.2
Released August 4, 2014

MOD - stormcells - increase limit for enterpise level

FIX - Observations/summary - actions not always working properly

FIX - Observations/summary - pressure inches should be rounted to two decimals

MOD - Observations/summary - return summary for station with temp for general query

MOD - Observations/summary - avg values should be null if count = 0

MOD - Advisories - Firezones now fully supported

MOD - General - Firezones can be a place id / location

FIX - Indices - radius and filter parameters supported

FIX - Indices - occassional api error if extreme temperature

FIX - Records - Support latest daily record information

FIX - other minor bug fixes, improvements, db adjustments and schema updates

1.3.1
Released July 2, 2014

ADD - Observations - new ob.solradWM2 for stations that provide

MOD - Observations - Default using obs with a temperature for general queries

MOD - Obsevations - improvements for ob.light calculation. Uses solar radiation is available

ADD - Observations/recent - new obs.solradWM2 for stations that provide

ADD - Observations/summary - solar radition support for stations that provide

FIX - Observations/summary - api error if no summary available

ADD - Indices - new health indices for migraine, arthritis, sinus, coldflu

FIX - General - Correct caching issue when max daily hits occur

FIX - Places - UTF-8 characters sometimes escaped in output

FIX - other minor bug fixes, improvements, db adjustments and schema updates

1.3.0
Released June 2, 2014

FIX - General - Within queries now verify coords & return an INVALID_COORD error vs api error

MOD - General - Batch requests will capture individual request errors and include in result.

MOD - Stormreports - Support for report.detail.sleetIN and report.detail.sleetCM

MOD - Stormreports - Support for query by storm report id

ADD - Fires - new fire ID attribute

ADD - Fires - Support query by ID

FIX - Fires - Occasional API error based on fire type

ADD - Lightning - new ID attribute in result

ADD - Lightning - Support query by ID

MOD - Forecasts - Improvements for primary weather determination

ADD - Indices - New indices endpoint

ADD - Observations - ob.precipIN and ob.precipMM now available for stations that report.

ADD - Observations - profile.elevM and profile.elevFT added

ADD - Observations - ob.sky provides estimated cloud coverage percentage 0= clear, 100 = overcast

ADD - Observations - ob.light provides estimated light level percentage (0-100)

ADD - Observations - ‘elev’ query mapping (elevation)

ADD - Observations - ‘precip’ query mapping (elevation)

FIX - Observations - Blowing Spray properly using code BY

FIX - Observations/archive - Localization for dates not always adhered too

FIX - Observations/archive - For unknown stations API error occassionally occurred

FIX - Observations/recent - For unknown stations API error occassionally occurred

ADD - Observations/recent - ‘elev’ query mapping (elevation)

ADD - Observations/recent - ‘precip’ query mapping (elevation)

ADD - Observations - filter=allstations add support for many new observation stations

FIX - Observations/recent - filter=allstations add support for many new observation stations

ADD - Observations/summary - New endpoint for obtaining daily summaries

FIX - other minor bug fixes, improvements, db adjustments and schema updates

1.2.22
Released April 30, 2014

FIX - General - Modification for improved handling of bug in iOS SDK using within queries

FIX - General - Capitalize place names after a period i.e. D.C. vs D.c.

FIX - Caching - Improved cache handling of bad locations

FIX - Caching - Improved caching of batch requests

FIX - Observations - If no cloud over CL (Clear) sometimes returned improperly

FIX - Observations - Heat index now calculated based on >= 80F

MOD - Observations - Improved handling of unknown weather codes

MOD - Observations - Additional QC handling of invalid humidity, temperatures and wind

ADD - Observations - Support for additional observation stations

FIX - Observations/Recent - API error returned if no place set for station

MOD - Forecasts - Additional weather combination phrases

MOD - Forecasts - Improvements for primary weather determination

FIX - other minor bug fixes, improvements, db adjustments and schema updates

 

1.2.20
Released February 27, 2014

MOD - earthquakes - report.location output now includes units

MOD - stormcells - Improvements for tornadic storm cells

MOD - forecasts - Support for skip / pskip parameter.

MOD - forecasts - Support for plimit parameter as alternative to limit

MOD - forecasts - Improvements to weather phrasing

MOD - fields Parameter - Improvement for supporting dot notation.

MOD - tiles - Improvements for improve speed on tile requests.

MOD - cache improvements - Cache-Control header in response.

FIX - normals - RelativeTo object incorrectly returned as “relative”

FIX - forecasts - Correct intermittent bug with night temperatures when using filter=daynight

FIX - forecasts - Under rare circumstances fitler=daynight may show sunny at end of day

FIX - observations - RADZ not being coded properly

FIX - caching - Improvements for callbacks that include periods.

FIX - other minor bug fixes, improvements, db adjustments and schema updates

 

1.2.19
Released October 1, 2013

ADD - stormreports - new detail mapping for query / sort parameters

ADD - tropics - new tropics/outlookprobs endpoint. In Beta until 1.3 release

ADD - places - new places/postalcodes endpoint.

ADD - tiles - New Hires Visible Satellite tile set

ADD - tiles - New radar / satellite combined tileset (radsat)

ADD - tiles - New radar / adv combined tileset (radalerts)

ADD - tiles - Ability to fetch image based on bounding box and custom width / height

ADD - tiles - Ability to fetch image based on lat/lon center, radius and custom width/height

ADD - tiles - Ability to pass a custom callback when requesting time meta data

ADD - tiles - Ability to request tiles / image with “latest” in place of timestamp.

ADD - tiles - Ability to request tiles / image with an offset from the latest.

FIX - forecasts - occasional issue with hourly forecast and GMT crossover for international

FIX - general - Correct occasional API error if namespace includes slash

FIX - places - If Location passed & not found in city list, check postal code db could be institution

FIX - sunmoon - Date duplicated when crossing from DST to no DST

FIX - sunmoon - Start Date incorrect if in DST & from parameter is not in DST

MOD - general - Warning returned if requesting fields that do not exist with fields parameter

MOD - forecasts - Speed improvements

FIX - other minor bug fixes, improvements, db adjustments and schema updates

1.2.18
Released July 9, 2013

ADD - fires - include ID and can search by fire id, i.e. /fires/:id

ADD - stormreports - added ID attribute and search by id

ADD - records - added ID attribute and search by id

MOD - fires - added additional elements for large / critical fires

MOD - stormreports - increased max limit per request from 250 to 1000.

MOD - records - increased max limit per request from 250 to 1000.

MOD - fires - speed improvements

MOD - stormcells - :id query, the stormcell ID can use dash in place of undescore if needed

FIX - stormreports - wind filter now includes marine wind reports

FIX - stormcells - limit did not work with the stormcells/affects action

FIX - fires - correct issue with areaAC (acres) sometimes being returned in KM.

FIX - observations/archive - when passing from=2013/01/01 some locations were returning data for 2012/12/31

FIX - if user used fields parameter with dot notation on element that didnt exist caused API error. Now will return with invalid_param warning.

FIX - other minor bug fixes, improvements, db adjustments and schema updates

1.2.17
Released June 11, 2013

ADD - all endpoints - 3 character IATA airport codes as search option. ie: /observations/MSP

ADD - places/airports - new endpoint returns information based on airports, heliports, etc.

ADD - observations - added snowDepthIN, snowDepthCM for estimated snow depth. US only, international coming in 1.3

MOD - lightning - lowered lightning endpoint cache times to 60 seconds

MOD - lightning - improved lightning request speed

FIX - lightning - added missing relativeTo attribute when performing closest/with queries

FIX - observations - corrected some weather codes not being parsed correctly. Also added code to log these for faster correction

FIX - advisories - “or” filters (separated by semicolon) not being used.

FIX - other minor bug fixes, improvements, db adjustments and schema updates

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