Re: Weather Program

Hey, thanks for the info Jim.  I've been using the Wetsock program since 
April of 2003 and I love it.
You can set it to alert you to severe weather in your area as well as 24 
hour forecasts and weekly forecasts.  But I'll give the one you mentioned a 
look.    Jack

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jim" <jazzpiano@xxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Sunday, December 26, 2004 9:37 AM
Subject: Re: Weather Program


> Jack, here is another program you can try for at least 30 days for free, 
> and
> then if you don't like it, no harm done. it is called weather aloud and 
> you
> can try it from www.nextup.com. try it and see what you think. I am a
> weather junky and I really love the program. give it a whirl won't cost 
> you
> anything.
> Jim
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Jack Lowe" <akronjack1982@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Sunday, December 26, 2004 3:28 AM
> Subject: Weather Program
>
>
>> Hi Listers,
>> I don't know how many of you are interested in the weather.  However, if
>> you are, here's a sweet little program I bought online.  The price is 
>> only
>> 12 dollars.  The program is called Weather Socket, or wetsock for short.
>> The link to the site is:
>> http://www.robomagic.com
>> You can download a free trial version if you'd like to try it out before
>> you buy it.  The registration can't be done without sighted help.
>> However, if you let them know that you are blind, they will send you your
>> registration as an attachment as a .reg file.  Just save, then open the
>> .reg file and the program registration is done automatically.  Here's 
>> some
>> info on this program.   Jack
>>
>>
>> What is WetSock:
>> WetSock shows your current weather conditions and forecasts as an icon on
>> the tray notification area of the system taskbar.
>>
>> Exciting features in WetSock:
>> List of 8 items
>> . The most important new feature in WetSock is the extremely accurate and
>> detailed forecasts. These aviation forecasts, previously in the domain of
>> pilots
>> and other aviation professionals are now brought to you in plain 
>> language.
>> See the new 24-hour forecasts in action
>> . Detailed cloud cover information for both current conditions and 
>> 24-hour
>> forecasts. It not only indicates the general status as "mostly cloudy",
>> "partly
>> cloudy", etc., but also displays in detail, cloud height, cloud coverage
>> at each height and the type of clouds.
>> . WetSock supports monitoring multiple cities. You can have one or
>> multiple tray icons indicating the weather in each city, or you can
>> contain all your
>> cities in a central control window, from which any and all weather
>> information is only clicks away.
>> . A detailed weather information window gives a snapshot of every weather
>> detail you could want about a city.
>> . Control over what kind of weather data you want to download for each
>> city, lets WetSock to download relevant weather information for a city in
>> mere seconds.
>> . click.gif (1165 bytes)WetSock can show information on over 3750 cities
>> worldwide.
>> . It now supports 200 countries all over the world.
>> . With almost 1500 cities in USA, and over 820 cities in Canada, you can
>> choose weather information pinpointed to your location.
>> list end
>>
>> WetSock will keep you updated about the weather over Internet without 
>> even
>> needing to dial into your Internet Service Provider. If you periodically
>> dial
>> in for surfing, checking your mail etc., WetSock will connect to the
>> weather server and get the weather information in the background, but can
>> also dial
>> in and hang-up by itself.
>>
>> · WetSock works by monitoring your network connections and getting the
>> weather information once you are connected for any other purpose.
>> · Integrated with built-in Dial-up Networking. Will use your existing
>> Dial-up Networking and TCP/IP settings. Requires no further settings.
>> · Silent background operation. Easy access to features via a system tray
>> icon.
>>
>> Interested in receiving weather alerts when you are away from your
>> computer, or when your computer is powered off?
>>
>> With a NOAA approved weather radio you can receive important weather
>> alerts while on the move.
>>
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>>
>> WetSock
>> won these awards:
>>
>> Rated 4 stars at WebAttack.com
>> WUGNET Shareware Hall of Fame
>> images/5rate
>> WinFiles.com:
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>> images/pcc1001
>> Editors_Pick.GIF (5224 bytes)
>> images/award
>> images/coolaward
>> images/powerd_1
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>>
>> Last edited: Sunday July 11, 2004 / Copyright 1995-2003  Robomagic
>> Software Corporation
>> Microsoft, Windows and the Windows logo are registered trademarks or
>> trademarks of Microsoft Corporation.
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