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BBC's new Weather website - where have the isobars gone?



 
 
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Old February 7th 18, 02:25 PM posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Mark[_6_]
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Default BBC's new Weather website - where have the isobars gone?

On Wed, 7 Feb 2018 10:56:01 +0000, Robin wrote:

On 07/02/2018 10:48, Robin wrote:
On 07/02/2018 10:32, Ian Jackson wrote:
The BBC have introduced a new, improved style of presenting the weather.

On their website, there no longer appears to be a proper 'Jack Scott'
weather map (Surface Pressure Chart), as per
https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/public/...re/#?tab=surfa
cePressureColour&fcTime=1517918400

Is it there somewhere, and I can't find it - or do the BBC feel that
nobody was interested?


like this?

https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/public/...4.00&lat=55.01




ooops, wrong tab in Firefox. Try

http://www.bbc.co.uk/weather/2635167

and then the "Pressure " tab there


Still, it's vastly inferior IMHO.

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Old February 7th 18, 03:47 PM posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Ian Jackson[_7_]
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Default BBC's new Weather website - where have the isobars gone?

In message , Peter Duncanson
writes
On Wed, 7 Feb 2018 10:32:12 +0000, Ian Jackson
wrote:

The BBC have introduced a new, improved style of presenting the weather.

On their website, there no longer appears to be a proper 'Jack Scott'
weather map (Surface Pressure Chart), as per
https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/public/...re/#?tab=surfa
cePressureColour&fcTime=1517918400

Is it there somewhere, and I can't find it - or do the BBC feel that
nobody was interested?


I suspect they consider that very few viewers can understand surface
pressure charts.

There is information about the recent changes he
http://www.bbc.co.uk/weather/about/42822208

Pressure - where are the pressure maps?

You can find pressure charts on forecast location pages. Go to a
location, such as Cardiff, scroll down the page to the map.

Then just select the 'Full screen' option' to open the map and
select the 'pressure' key on the left. Toggle on the pressure data
layer to see pressure for your region, country or even globe.

I.e. go to this page:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/weather/0

Click on one of the locations named on the map.
A page will be shown for that location.
For instance Manchester:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/weather/0/2643123

Scroll down the page to the map and click on "Full Screen" at the bottom
right of the map.
Then click on "Key and options" at the top left and select "Pressure"
(You may need to scroll down through the options.)
It is possible to zoom out to see a larger area including the whole of
the World.


I eventually found it - but it's not the traditional meteorological map
(no fronts with arrow heads and bowler hats). But thanks for the
guidance!

Those surface pressure charts are "simpler" than the useful ones on the
Met Office site.


Indeed. However, you could hardly call the traditional type of chart
'complicated'.


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Old February 7th 18, 04:21 PM posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
MR
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Default BBC's new Weather website - where have the isobars gone?

On Wednesday, 7 February 2018 13:32:04 UTC, AnthonyL wrote:
On Wed, 7 Feb 2018 10:32:12 +0000, Ian Jackson
wrote:

The BBC have introduced a new, improved style of presenting the weather.

On their website, there no longer appears to be a proper 'Jack Scott'
weather map (Surface Pressure Chart), as per
https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/public/...re/#?tab=surfa
cePressureColour&fcTime=1517918400

Is it there somewhere, and I can't find it - or do the BBC feel that
nobody was interested?


There was something on the radio yesterday with the presenter being
excited about the changes to the BBC weather presentation and no
longer using brown or something.

I like playing with

https://earth.nullschool.net/


Try this one:

https://www.ventusky.com/

MartinR

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Old February 8th 18, 06:24 AM posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Brian Gaff
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Default BBC's new Weather website - where have the isobars gone?

Hang on what is difficult about pressure. it is after all what drives the
weather.
Now I cannot see the maps any more but given a list of pressures and their
trending, one can construct the areas in ones mind.
Brian

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In message , Peter Duncanson
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On Wed, 7 Feb 2018 10:32:12 +0000, Ian Jackson
wrote:

The BBC have introduced a new, improved style of presenting the weather.

On their website, there no longer appears to be a proper 'Jack Scott'
weather map (Surface Pressure Chart), as per
https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/public/...re/#?tab=surfa
cePressureColour&fcTime=1517918400

Is it there somewhere, and I can't find it - or do the BBC feel that
nobody was interested?


I suspect they consider that very few viewers can understand surface
pressure charts.

There is information about the recent changes he
http://www.bbc.co.uk/weather/about/42822208

Pressure - where are the pressure maps?

You can find pressure charts on forecast location pages. Go to a
location, such as Cardiff, scroll down the page to the map.

Then just select the 'Full screen' option' to open the map and
select the 'pressure' key on the left. Toggle on the pressure data
layer to see pressure for your region, country or even globe.

I.e. go to this page:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/weather/0

Click on one of the locations named on the map.
A page will be shown for that location.
For instance Manchester:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/weather/0/2643123

Scroll down the page to the map and click on "Full Screen" at the bottom
right of the map.
Then click on "Key and options" at the top left and select "Pressure"
(You may need to scroll down through the options.)
It is possible to zoom out to see a larger area including the whole of
the World.


I eventually found it - but it's not the traditional meteorological map
(no fronts with arrow heads and bowler hats). But thanks for the guidance!

Those surface pressure charts are "simpler" than the useful ones on the
Met Office site.


Indeed. However, you could hardly call the traditional type of chart
'complicated'.


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Old February 8th 18, 11:44 AM posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Adrian Caspersz
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Default BBC's new Weather website - where have the isobars gone?

On 08/02/18 10:25, Martin wrote:
On Wed, 7 Feb 2018 09:21:32 -0800 (PST), MR
wrote:


I like playing with

https://earth.nullschool.net/


Try this one:

https://www.ventusky.com/


I recommended that here earlier :-)


I can hear the wind howling outside, and now looking at that I'm now
feeling colder.

Thanks!

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