The WXT Weather Service provides atmospheric weather information through a REST architecture, HTTP requests, and JSON formats. It integrates METAR/TAF information, sun, and moon calculations, targeting aviation and energy applications.
Advanced features include: -Upper atmosphere information (e.g., research, aviation, rocketry, military) -Automated, push-type notification of arbitrary weather-related events (alert service) -Calculation of arbitrary results derived from weather forecast information via a server-side scripting language.
The default response type is application/json, although other formats may be supported. At the present time, there is partial support for comma-separated value (CSV) responses.
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