Let the Global Weather Alerts flow into your IT system
Posted on 02 Dec 2020
Global Weather Alerts brings simplicity into working with national weather alerts on the Global scale. It streams the accumulation of current alerts into your IT system in a standardised and unified format. The full description of the alert includes such parameters as: coordinates of the area affected; alert category; urgency; start and end time etc. You don’t need to specify any location parameters. All the National Weather Alerts are delivered to you immediately upon its issue in a neat JSON packaging.
Obtain all the National Weather Alerts from a single source
December is here, which means that the hurricane season is over for the US; Indonesia is bracing up for the monsoon season, and the wildfires in Amazon don’t even think to stop. Meanwhile, there are no storms to spoil your surfing on Canary Islands.
The entire diversity of severe weather events has a massive impact on the global economy through affecting businesses, transportation and our lifestyle, so it would be nice to learn about them as soon as they occur. How could this be done effectively, if every country has their own national weather agency?
Global Weather Alerts concentrates all the weather warnings from the largest national meteorological agencies, and turns them into a constant and well-structured stream of data, making them a joy to work with.
How Global Weather Alerts work?
The push notifications are sent on 4 occasions: upon the alerts issue; 15 minutes before its start; whenever the alert information is updated and when the alert is over. All you need to do, is to specify the URL endpoint and enjoy the stream of Global Weather Alerts directly to your IT system. There you can pass this data stream directly to your application, dashboard, machine learning system or any other solution which is hungry for weather data. The following list of fields can help you to effortlessly parse the data stream and make it match with any logic on your side:
Alert: id - Alert ID; geometry - GeoJSON representation of the area, where the alert is forecasted; msg_type - Notification type; categories - Category of the alert; event - Alert event name; urgency - Urgency of the alert; severity - Severity of the alert; certainty - Certainty of the alert; start - Date and time of the start of the alert, Unix, UTC; end - Date and time of the end of the alert, Unix, UTC; sender - Name of the alert source.; headline - Headline of the alert; description - Description of the alert; instruction - Instructions from the agency about the alert.
Global Weather Alerts are also available in pull style
You can also obtain the short description of weather alerts for any specific coordinate through our One Call API and Road Risk API. Unlike Global Weather Alerts, these products don’t stream all data related to ongoing alerts, and require the location to be specified. Along with basic info on the weather alert, these products provide essential weather parameters in various combinations of 1-minute & 1-hour step forecasts, and are designed to meet different business needs. These API’s return current, forecasted and historical weather data to any location around the Globe specified in the API call.
Global Weather Alerts is available for a monthly subscription fee of $125. Contact us for more information.