Weather report at command line in Linux
Are you a 24×7 command line guy? Chances of not switching to X console in your linux distro are more for you. Here is a command line weather report tool for you. This tool helps you to plan for your week-end trip while you are compiling some junks. It is easy to get it. Here is how I got this weather-util tool version in Ubuntu 10.04.
How to install it in Ubuntu?
$ sudo apt-get install weather-util
How to use this tool?
Here is a sample usage to get weather report of San Jose, CA.
$ weather –forecast –no-conditions –city=san_jose –st=caCity Forecast for San Jose, CAIssued Thursday afternoon – Jul 15, 2010Thursday night… Low 61, 0% chance of precipitation.Friday… Sunny, high 90, 0% chance of precipitation.Friday night… Low 62, 0% chance of precipitation.Saturday… Sunny, high 88.Saturday night… Low 59.
You can find your city and state argument in http://weather.noaa.gov/pub/data/forecasts/city/
It is up to you to have a small script to list down your favorite areas. Hope it may be useful for you!