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July 06, 2005

Out In The Heat

Sled Another new map app allows us to stay on the sunny side.

Weather Maps lets you view real time weather information on a map. This can provide some very interesting information, particularly in areas with microclimates, such as San Francisco.

Each temperature tag bubble sports a tail indicating wind direction and, like eighth- and sixteenth-notes in music, wind speed. This link is for the info page, since high traffic has recently slowed load times, but click on the Weather Maps link at the top and then enter your zip code. Note: it works best with Firefox.

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