joe bartels wrote:If you value the NWS Detailed Point Forecast maps your comments are requested asap!
Thanks for letting others know about this!
@All HAZ members
While you may not care about the detailed point forecast or agree with my opinion, please do take a moment to make your voice known. After all it's our
tax dollars that funds the NWS.
I've relied on this feature for a number of years and had links to all my favorite hiking areas. So when the NWS proposed a new look, with an already intense dislike for the 'new look' to the Weather Channel's forecast site I checked out the proposed NWS site right away. When I saw it missing the detailed point forecast map I responded immediately to their request for comments. Being the most used feature on their site, if the detailed forecast goes away I'll have no reason to use the site.
My main reason for NOT using the NWS site exclusively in the past was the lack of timely current condition
updates for Falcon Field, usually anywhere from 3 to 24 hours behind. Telling me at 6 am that the temp WAS 90 degrees at 7 pm the night BEFORE isn't my idea of current