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Weather Warnings

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The meteoblue Weather Warnings API is in Beta phase. Major breaking changes to the API are not expected.

Warnings API

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Please note, that our Warnings API has a different endpoint URL and can not combined with forecast or history packages.

The Warnings API delivers CAP (Common Alerting Protocol) weather warnings issued by national authorities such as national weather services. The API provides the warning for the selected coordinate along with the whole warning area, the official warning text and classification information. Warnings are globally available, given that the national authorities issue them in the standardised CAP format.

meteoblue is not responsible for the third-party data and content of the severe weather warnings it republishes.

Further information can be found in CAP 1.2, and a list of issuing organizations can be found on the website of the Severe Weather Information Centre.

The current weather warnings also can be visualised in our Weather Maps.

API URLs

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Example weather warnings will not always be available or active in the URLs below. Please note, that the API will return {"results_count":0,"results":[]} if there is no current weather alert for the specified location.

Location specific weather warnings

Example URL: https://my.meteoblue.com/warnings/list?apikey=DEMOKEY&lat=47.558&lon=7.573

This API call returns coordinate specific weather warnings, updated every 15 minutes. It checks for weather warnings in the surroundings (0.075 degrees).

Mandatory Parameters

ParameterDescriptionExample
latLatitude coordinate in WGS84&lat=47.558
lonLongitude coordinate in WGS84&lon=7.573
apikeyPersonal API key&apikey=DEMOKEY

Complete information for a specific weather warning

Example URL: https://my.meteoblue.com/warnings/select/WARNING_ID?apikey=YOURAPIKEY

This API call delivers the complete information for a specific weather warning, by replacing "WARNING_ID" with the weather warning ID in the URL.

Mandatory Parameters

ParameterDescriptionExample
WarningIDID of a specific warning4761702
apikeyPersonal API key&apikey=DEMOKEY

List of available authorities

Example URL: https://my.meteoblue.com/warnings/feeds?apikey=DEMOKEY

This API call returns a list of all currently available authorities that are included in our Warnings API database. It also delivers all available information about the authorities and the most recently issued warnings.

Mandatory Parameters

ParameterDescriptionExample
apikeyPersonal API key&apikey=DEMOKEY

API Output

Warning categories

ParameterDescriptionExample
TYPE_WINDWind"Wind"
TYPE_SNOWSnow"Snow"
TYPE_THUNDERSTORMThunderstorm"Thunderstorm"
TYPE_VISIBILITYLow visibility
including Fog/Dust Storm, ...
"LowVis"
TYPE_HEATHeat"Heat"
TYPE_COLDCold
including Low Temperature, Icing on roads, ...
"Cold"
TYPE_COASTALCoastal, anything happening at sea"Coastal"
TYPE_FIREForestfires"Forestfires"
TYPE_AVALANCHESAvalances"Avalances"
TYPE_RAINRain"Rain"
TYPE_FLOODFlood"Flood"
TYPE_HAILHail"Hail"
TYPE_GEOLOGICALGeological
including Landslide, Mudslide, ...
"Geological"
TYPE_AIR_QUALITYAir Quality"AirQuality"
TYPE_VOLCANICVolcanic"Volcanic"
TYPE_EARTHQUAKEEarthquake"Earthquake"

API Output example

An example for the output of a specific warning is shown below:

status	"Actual"
response_types
0 "Monitor"
references null
hash "0618dc8e3b9279a340cc72084a7ff0e49a556cffd1b65b2d10750bf9148eb4ab_0"
message_type "Update"
urgency "Future"
incidents null
cap_urls
0 "https://feeds.meteoalarm.org/api/v1/warnings/feeds-italy/165cc0fc-c5bb-4609-85ab-c15d6e5cd020"
source null
severity "Severe"
authority_id "it-meteoam"
errors
0 "Reference for an Alert Update/Cancel is unproperly formated"
scope "Public"
certainty "Likely"
id 4761702
updated_at "2023-03-27T21:40:44"
starts "2023-03-27T22:00:00"
restriction null
effective "2023-03-27T22:00:00"
message_id "2.49.0.0.380.3.IT.230326113349.123"
ingested_at "2023-03-27T21:40:44"
types
0 "Wind"
addresses null
onset "2023-03-27T22:00:00"
sender_id "aerocnmca.1sv.prv1@aeronautica.difesa.it"
has_errors 1
code []
expires "2023-03-28T21:59:00"
sent "2023-03-26T09:33:51"
categories
0 "Met"
note null
country
coordinates
type "Point"
coordinates
0 12.12715693938964
1 42.64998614632276
name "Italy"
dept "Italy: Centro Nazionale di Meteorologia e Climatologia Aeronautica (CNMCA)"
url "http://www.meteoam.it/"
logo "it-meteoam-it.png"
areas
0
type "Polygon"
coordinates
0
0
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properties {}
info
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id 7407606
language "en-GB"
audience "Private"
headline "Orange Wind Warning for Italy - Puglia"
instruction "BE PREPARED. Take precautions and keep up to date with the latest weather forecast. Expect some disruption to daily routines and BE PREPARED for disruption to outdoor activities."
contact null
alert_id 4761702
event "Orange Wind Warning"
sender_name "Italian Air Force National Meteorological Service"
description 'Severe weather expected\n (DISCLAIMER: "Information provided on METEOALARM for Italy regard only the intensity and recurrence of the phenomena, further details can be found at www.meteoam.it. METEOALARM information do not provide the assessment of impact on the territory and they do not represent the Official Alerts messages that are issued by the National Civil Protection Service https://www.protezionecivile.gov.it")'
web "http://meteoalarm.eu/en_UK/0/0/IT015-Puglia.html"
areas_description
0 "Puglia"
resources []
1
id 7407608
language "it-IT"
audience "Privato"
headline "Allerta Vento Arancione per l'Italia - Puglia"
instruction "ESSERE PREPARATI. Prendere le dovute precauzioni e tenersi aggiornati con le ultime previsioni del tempo. Aspettarsi qualche interruzione delle normali attività quotidiane ed essere pronti per interruzione delle attività all'aria aperta."
contact null
alert_id 4761702
event "Arancione Vento Allerta"
sender_name "Servizio Meteorologico dell'Aeronautica Militare"
description `Sono previsti fenomeni meteorologici intensi\n (DISCLAIMER: "Le informazioni fornite su METEOALARM per l'Italia riguardano esclusivamente l'intensita' e la ricorrenza dei fenomeni, maggiori dettagli sono disponibili su www.meteoam.it. Le informazioni METEOALARM non forniscono la valutazione di impatto sul territorio e non rappresentano i messaggi di Allerta Ufficiali che vengono emessi dal Servizio Nazionale di Protezione Civile https://www.protezionecivile.gov.it")`
web "http://meteoalarm.eu/it_IT/0/0/IT015-Puglia.html"
areas_description
0 "Puglia"
resources []