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Title: NOAA added some graphics: NOAA 5-Day Forecast Script issues
Post by: anchorageweather on September 22, 2006, 05:27:35 PM
I just noticed that NOAA added an arrow graphic in the icons section in the printable pinpoint forecast page:

http://www.crh.noaa.gov/forecast/MapClick.php?FcstType=text&textField1=38.26575851&textField2=-85.54784393&site=lmk&TextType=2

if it changes, heres a screenshot:

(http://img233.imageshack.us/img233/592/capture09222006170439gu5.th.jpg) (http://img233.imageshack.us/my.php?image=capture09222006170439gu5.jpg)
You will have to click the image and then click the second image to get it to full size, sorry

See the little up arrow

I added a folder and the image to my site, and the script seems to handle the extra graphic ok; however, I wonder what the arrow is for?  Also, the scripts required that the arrow be put in a different folder than the other "forecast icons" - wierd.

Anyone have any info on it?
Title: Re: NOAA added some graphics: NOAA 5-Day Forecast Script iss
Post by: kray1000 on September 22, 2006, 06:08:24 PM
Quote from: "anchorageweather"

 I wonder what the arrow is for?  Also, the scripts required that the arrow be put in a different folder than the other "forecast icons" - wierd.

Anyone have any info on it?


The up arrow next to a low temperature just means that the temperatures will be rising through the night.  You will occasionally see a down arrow next to a high temperature as well, which would indicate a daytime high achieved in the morning and temperatures falling through the afternoon.

You can expect to see these in our area a few times a year.
Title: Re: NOAA added some graphics: NOAA 5-Day Forecast Script iss
Post by: anchorageweather on September 22, 2006, 06:26:19 PM
Quote from: "kray1000"

The up arrow next to a low temperature just means that the temperatures will be rising through the night.  You will occasionally see a down arrow next to a high temperature as well, which would indicate a daytime high achieved in the morning and temperatures falling through the afternoon.

You can expect to see these in our area a few times a year.


Thank you for the reply. Hmm, that makes sense.  I had never seen it before.  Does anyone have the down arrow? (might as well put it in the folder as well)
Title: Re: NOAA added some graphics: NOAA 5-Day Forecast Script iss
Post by: kray1000 on September 22, 2006, 07:07:48 PM
Quote from: "anchorageweather"

Thank you for the reply. Hmm, that makes sense.  I had never seen it before.  Does anyone have the down arrow? (might as well put it in the folder as well)


Here's mine...

http://www.roanokevalleyweather.com/forecast/images/down.gif
Title: NOAA added some graphics: NOAA 5-Day Forecast Script issues
Post by: carterlake on September 22, 2006, 10:11:21 PM
All the images should be available here...

http://members.cox.net/carterlakeweather/forecasticons.zip
Title: Re: NOAA added some graphics: NOAA 5-Day Forecast Script iss
Post by: anchorageweather on September 23, 2006, 06:37:50 AM
Quote from: "kray1000"

Here's mine...

http://www.roanokevalleyweather.com/forecast/images/down.gif


Thanks.
Title: NOAA added some graphics: NOAA 5-Day Forecast Script issues
Post by: anchorageweather on September 24, 2006, 02:24:53 PM
Quote from: "carterlake"
All the images should be available here...

http://members.cox.net/carterlakeweather/forecasticons.zip


You were right, the icons were in my icon directory; however, for some reason, NOAA had the arrows stored on another part of their server (so I had to create another directory on my site).

Thanks everyone, for the help!