Website Suggestion: Training Weather Tab

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Nov 2012
4:41pm, 10 Nov 2012
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Kieren
If we upload via garmin or other GPS files, they should have time and location. Would it be possible to use that data to grab weather information from the met office / BBC / yahoo etc and auto-populate the weather tab in the training log section?

Non GPS users could perhaps have a default location set that they could unselect or update if away from home.

Weather could be a brief few lines on things that are important to the run like

temp
humidity
wind direction & speed
precipitation
Nov 2012
5:22pm, 10 Nov 2012
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wiener dog
In Norfolk we could just have a default - temp - cold, humidity - high for 3 months, low for the other 9, wind direction & speed - North, east south westerly always in your face at near gale force, precipitation - steady drizzle 50% of the time the other 50% stair rods.
CB.
Nov 2012
5:34pm, 10 Nov 2012
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CB.
Sports tracks have a plug in that uses the following API

wunderground.com
Nov 2012
6:00pm, 10 Nov 2012
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RunningInCircles
Hey that's not fair!!!
Today the weather in my bit of Norfolk was .... Ok. You have a point. :-p
Nov 2012
6:03pm, 10 Nov 2012
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RunningInCircles
More to the point. There ought to be more than one option for things like weather. A run of 4 hours or more can easily see a wide variety in terms of temperature, wind and precipitation. Particularly if you start or finish in the dark ...

Not a bad idea though.
Nov 2012
6:18pm, 10 Nov 2012
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rosehip
For Norfolk read Bedford too :)
Good idea :)

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