At its core, Spincloud offers access to current weather conditions, forecasts and weather extremes but it does much more:
You can follow the weather the locations you are interested in by tagging
them. After you register, simply use the tag icon inside the weather details bubble on the map and start following just the
locations you want. You can then access your favorites page using the following URL:
All stations that report weather parameters
in Spincloud can be tracked via RSS. Click on the RSS icons throughout all Spincloud
pages to register to weather updates for the locations you want to follow. You can also subscribe to your favorite
stations you tagged using the following link style:
You can also track weather for lists of weather stations:
To find out station IDs just browse the map to the desired location, click on the weather icon then follow the link to weather details.
Easy to remember, safe to bookmark links
All permalinks follow easy to
remember patterns and the URLs will not change over time. All URLs follow easy to remember patterns, for
instance to get weather for a station, the link will be:
in confidence, Spincloud uses OpenId. So if you have an email account
with Yahoo or Gmail you can simply sign-on using your existing online identity. Build your list of favorites
and, your home location and share your kind of weather with your friends.
Oh, we support Facebook identities too.
Share your thoughts through Google FriendConnect
Whenever you check the weahter details for a location you can log your thoughts in the comment box, courtesy Google Friend Connect.
US area forecast
Browse the map to any US location and the weather snapshot will display forecasts for all available locations at once. The map snapshot will show 3-day forecast; to access the full 7 day forecast just click on the map icon or access the weather station details page.
US Doppler radar overlay
The radar overlay presented as a transparent overlay over the main map area. It can be accessed through the Radar button visible on the top-left area of the map. The imagery is updated every 20 minutes and currently available only for mainland US and parts of southern Canada.
Meteoalarm is a weather warning system developed in Europe that shows today's and tomorrow's weather warnings using a color scheme from green to red. You can see the Meteoalarm warnings as an overlay mashed with the main map view.
More info here
@Meteoalarm Twitter stream
Flickr pictures alongside weather details
Get a local feeling of what the places you browse look like by browsing scenic pictures from the spot while learning about current weather conditions.