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    Getting your weather on the PCT

    Hi all,

    As I usually do at the start of the thru-hiking season for both the AT and PCT, I'd like to make a plug for my website, www.atweather.org. In its third season now, it has become an...
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    PCT added to atweather.org!

    Hi all,

    For those of you who don't know me, my name is Pat (trail name Zen, AT '15). I developed a website called atweather.org for AT hikers to use for easily obtaining weather forecasts on the...
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    PCT added to atweather.org!

    Hi all,

    I'm happy to finally bring the PCT to atweather.org! Everything works as before, except there is now a third box allowing you to filter based on which trail you want a forecast for. It is...
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    Hi, Yes, I am aware that the drop down boxes...

    Hi,

    Yes, I am aware that the drop down boxes are behaving strangely; it is a result of some modifications that I have made to the website's code and I'm working on a fix. Having said that, when...
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    Right, but do you use Chrome? Firefox? Internet...

    Right, but do you use Chrome? Firefox? Internet Explorer? The functioning of the drop down lists does not play entirely well with Internet Explorer, so I'm thinking that might be the problem, if in...
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    Thanks for reporting this. I have been doing some...

    Thanks for reporting this. I have been doing some work to the site today which may be causing this issue. Can you tell me what browser you're using? Thanks!
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    Good morning all, I just want folks to know...

    Good morning all,

    I just want folks to know that I have been making some server side modifications to www.atweather.org that won't impact how the page looks or functions, but will modify the URL...
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    Good morning all, I just want folks to know...

    Good morning all,

    I just want folks to know that I have been making some server side modifications to www.atweather.org that won't impact how the page looks or functions, but will modify the URL...
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    Hi all, Sorry for not replying to this sooner....

    Hi all,

    Sorry for not replying to this sooner. It sounds like it could be an Internet Explorer specific issue. If I have the time at some point then I'll look into it, but with IE users coming in...
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    Thanks for reporting the problem, but I'm not...

    Thanks for reporting the problem, but I'm not experiencing this. Is there a particular combination of states that you are experiencing this problem with?
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    I think that sophiaknows is a great resource as...

    I think that sophiaknows is a great resource as well...in fact I'm pretty sure that I pulled the list of locations in the drop down list from there.
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    When a selection is made from the drop down list,...

    When a selection is made from the drop down list, the lat/lon coordinates for that particular location is sent to NOAA, which returns the weather forecast for that specific set of lat/lon numbers....
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    Updated atweather.org for 2016

    Good afternoon. For those of you who don't know me (which is probably almost everyone!) my trail name is Zen. I thru-hiked in 2015, but even more importantly developed a website called...
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    New www.atweather.org for 2016

    Good afternoon trail friends and family,

    I'm pleased to announce that I just went live with an update to www.atweather.org.

    Over the course of the 2015 season, the site received over 100,000...
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    Sticky: Thanks Laurie! The number of NOBO's sure makes...

    Thanks Laurie! The number of NOBO's sure makes the SOBO's and flip floppers look pretty insignificant.
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    I was hoping to meet you! Thanks for responding...

    I was hoping to meet you! Thanks for responding to the thread, I really appreciate it. I might private message you at some point about the mobile app development process. I've been a programmer for a...
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    Timex Expedition with a velcro strap that I...

    Timex Expedition with a velcro strap that I bought off Amazon for $8. Never leaves my wrist except when I shower. When I hike sometimes I'll strap it to my pack strap. It even has the date and a...
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    The NWS forecasts definitely take elevation into...

    The NWS forecasts definitely take elevation into account, but I don't know exactly how it gets factored in. The rule of thumb temperature adjustment for height, while really good at giving a general...
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    A few people have asked about finding historical...

    A few people have asked about finding historical weather data for a given location. While such data is not point-specific like the weather forecasts, you can find lots of climate numbers for a given...
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    A few people have asked about finding historical...

    A few people have asked about finding historical weather data for a given location. While such data is not point-specific like the weather forecasts, you can find lots of climate numbers for a given...
  21. I have a Garmin Forerunner that is extremely...

    I have a Garmin Forerunner that is extremely accurate with both distance and elevation, and I use it on all of my day hikes - but I can only imagine the hassle that would go into keep it charged on a...
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    Hi overthinker, It's because I don't have a...

    Hi overthinker,

    It's because I don't have a redirect setup yet...you need to use www.atweather.org. Hopefully I'll be able to get the redirect working soon so that folks can just type in...
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    I ride my bike to work and do a little bit of...

    I ride my bike to work and do a little bit of running. Lifting at gym three to four times per week. For quads: leg press (hip sled), hack squat and barbell squat (which is also a great all around...
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    Poll: I have always either hung my food or used a bear...

    I have always either hung my food or used a bear canister (canister regulation in certain parts of the Adirondacks up here in NY), except in winter when it just stays with me in the lean-to. My...
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    Good morning, Given the more severe than usual...

    Good morning,

    Given the more severe than usual winter weather that we're having on the East Coast, and that some of the early birds are already starting the trail, I wanted to bring this post back...
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