When you visit the URL it's fetching there's a notice that the service is no longer available: "In Accordance with NWS Service Change Notice 16-16 this service has been discontinued."
Regards, /peter Am 19.10.2016 um 05:32 schrieb Gene Heskett: > METAR is a std data format that has been used for many years. I've been > using a gkrellm, with its plugin gk-weather for about a decade, but I've > just become aware that the last time I got valid METAR data from the > airport about 20 miles northeast of me was on July 28th. > > So as a double-chk, I installed the metar program from the wheezy repo. > It reports: > > gene@sheldon:~$ metar -v KCKB > Retrieving URL > http://weather.noaa.gov/pub/data/observations/metar/stations/KCKB.TXT > METAR pattern not found in NOAA data. > > So I switched to a slightly closer airport in Buchannon wv, and get the > same response. > > gene@sheldon:~$ metar -v KW22 > Retrieving URL > http://weather.noaa.gov/pub/data/observations/metar/stations/KW22.TXT > METAR pattern not found in NOAA data. > > Poking around on the NOAA.gov main site, there is no mention of it being > discontinued that is easily searched for. > > Anybody have a light to shine on this? > > Thanks everybody. > > Cheers, Gene Heskett >
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