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bp2008

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The WU webcam feature hasn't worked well in a long time. I don't really blame them. Compared to weather data, the webcam feature is a lot less important to them and vastly more demanding in terms of storage, data transfer, and processing.
 
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While I agree that webcams are kind of superfluous, the way the rest of WU had gone is really not very good, either. They just removed APIs that a lot of people use to get their data displayed on their own web pages. No warning, just gone one day.
 

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What about using NWS api? Its free.
Since the issue with WU is not working reliably (or not at all now) with Blue Iris Tools, getting the NWS API to work with BIT is strictly up to its author, @Mike .
I'm hoping something will happen soon, either with your suggestion, @Chuck T 's regarding Dark Sky or some other viable alternative to the basically defunct WU.
 

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I think DarkSky is going away also.
Hi there,
We have some important news to share: Dark Sky has joined Apple. You can read more here: Dark Sky Blog.

The self-service API for existing customers is not changing today, but we will no longer accept new signups. The API will continue to function through the end of 2021.
That was an email I got on April 1st... so IDK.
 
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