Smart Weather Release Notes

Smart Weather for Web

  • Removed reference to station’s WU PWS (if linked) in the extended forecast link within the forecast card
  • Added link to your station’s WU PWS (if linked) in Public Data section of Settings

Smart Weather for iOS - v2.50

  • Added Ability to Manually Configure WiFi
  • Minor Bug Fixes & Performance Improvements

Smart Weather for iOS - v2.44

  • Removed WU PWS Station Reference from Extended Forecast Link
  • Minor Bug Fixes & Performance Improvements

Smart Weather Firmware - v103

  • Improved wind speed QC algorithms
  • Improved RH overflow correction for older AIR units
  • Minor improvements to rain-on-plate algorithm
  • Improved factory testing routines

Smart Weather for Android - v2.18

  • Offline mode improvements

Smart Weather Firmware - v98

  • added additional methods to upgrade firmware and set time for increased robustness
  • added watchdog to correct “blue LED lockup” issue.
  • added ability to use sensor devices to set the hub’s time when other methods (Internet, BLE) fail
  • corrected direction calculation for low wind speeds

Smart Weather for iOS - v2.30

  • Enhancements to Offline Functionality
  • Other Minor Bug Fixes & Performance Improvements

Smart Weather for Web

  • Improved data point display when new obs are added to the graph

Smart Weather Firmware - v94

  • fixes a bug in one of the wind filters
  • adds improved rain sensor calibration algorithm

Smart Weather for Web

  • Rain card now displays Today and Yesterday rain totals rather than Last 24 Hours and Last Hour
  • Rain graph bar now represents the qualitative intensity (“very light”, “light”, “moderate”, “heavy”, “very heavy” and “extreme”) rather than the quantitative hourly rate
  • Added ability to edit station location
  • Added ability to set station public name and public location
  • Renamed mps to m/s
  • Renamed kph to km/h

Smart Weather for iOS - v2.23

  • Added Public Data Related Settings View
  • Added Metric for Today Rain Accumulation to Card, List & Graph
  • Added Metric for Yesterday Rain Accumulation to Card, List & Graph
  • Improved Graph Responsiveness
  • Other Minor Bug Fixes & Performance Improvements

Smart Weather for Android - v2.15

  • Rain Card & Graph Improvements
  • Bluetooth Communication & Reliability Improvements
  • Other Bug Fixes & UI improvements

Smart Weather Firmware - v91

  • improved backfill performance and reliability
  • fixed RH overflow issue (affecting about 10% of the AIR units)
  • corrected several wind speed filter issues (affecting a handful of SKY units)
  • improved watchdogs to reduce unnecessary reboots (affecting a small number of hubs)
  • fixed firmware upgrade issue (affecting a very small number of hubs)
  • major improvements to the networking stack, including:

    • added framework for future IPv6 support
    • more aggressive WiFi scanning when searching for networks
    • better handling of Internet and WIFI connection/disconnection issues

Smart Weather for Web

  • Added link to Lightning Strike Count graph
    • Clicking the Last 3 hour strike count on the tile takes you to the Strike Count graph
  • Updated Weather Underground Forecast Link

Smart Weather for Web

  • Fixed SKY battery graph issue

Smart Weather for Web

  • Added hPa pressure setting
  • Added Status alert toggle

Smart Weather for Web

  • Lightning graph updates
  • Minor display fixes

Smart Weather Firmware - v47

  • Increased rain precision to detect lighter rain.
  • Added radio frequency to device_status message.
  • Improved hub to device transmission reliability.
  • Improved detection of Internet offline (but WiFi & local network still up) status to improve backfill process.
  • Improved UDP dropped packet issue when Internet offline (but WiFi & local network still up).
  • Support for older SKY firmware

Smart Weather for iOS - v1.98

  • Significant Improvements to Station Setup & First Time User Experience
  • Added Ability to Delete Data for Individual Devices
  • Added hPa Pressure Unit of Measure
  • Reintroduced Lightning Bar Graph
  • Improvements to Graph Parameter Selection
  • Added Ability to Toggle Forecast Card Visibility
  • Added Shortcut from Temperature Card to Humidity Graph
  • Added Shortcut from Light Card to Lux Graph
  • Added Shortcut from Light Card to Solar Radiation Graph
  • Improvements to Offline Status Messaging
  • Other Bug Fixes & Performance Improvements

Smart Weather for Web

  • Added ability to delete data for individual devices
  • Added ability to Disable Lightning for AIR devices
  • Added ability to turn on Power Save mode for SKY devices
  • Added station messaging

Smart Weather for Web

  • Added Strike Count Graph

Smart Weather for iOS - v1.97

  • Significant Improvements to Station Setup & First Time User Experience
  • Other Bug Fixes & Performance Improvements

Smart Weather for Web

  • Fixed UV tile icon fill issue

Smart Weather for Web

  • Share link updates

Smart Weather for iOS - v1.90

  • Enhancements to First Time User Setup
  • Minor Changes to Forecast Card
  • Minor Changes to Battery Card
  • Other Bug Fixes & Performance Improvements

Smart Weather for Alexa - v1.2

The WeatherFlow Smart Weather Alexa Skill is now available to our mates in Australia!

Smart Weather Firmware - v35

  • Added additional support for SKY
  • Added fixes and work-arounds for NTP issues
  • Improved firmware upgrade stability
  • Many minor bug fixes and stability improvements
  • Additions and fixes to UDP messages
  • Changed Hub LED to use simpler pattern:
    • GREEN = online, connected via WiFi
    • BLUE = online, connected via BLE
    • RED = offline, not connected via WiFi or BLE
  • Improved WiFi stability
  • Added observation backfill capability to Hubs that support it
  • Added fix for RH overflow issue
  • Fixed bug where UDP broadcasts stop

Smart Weather for iOS - v1.80

  • Added Auto-Refresh for Forecast Card
  • Improved Forecast Card Error Handling
  • UV Index Formatting Change (decimal precision)
  • Resolved 24 Hour Clock Date Formatting Issue
  • Resolved Graph Bug Preventing Refresh on Parameter Change
  • Other Minor Graph Improvements
  • Other Bug Fixes & Performance Improvements

Smart Weather for Android - v1.70

  • Improvements to Lightning Graph
  • Bug Fixes & Other Performance Improvements

Smart Weather for Web

  • Updated UV precision
  • Wind Graph Update
    • Not showing wind speed if average is 0

Smart Weather for Web

  • Added the ability to update station and device meta data.

Smart Weather for Android - v1.65

  • Added rain accumulation line to rain graph
  • Follow system auto-rotate setting
  • Bug fixes and UI improvements

Smart Weather for iOS - v1.72

  • Rain Graph Bug Fixes
  • Battery Card Bug Fixes
  • General Performance Improvements & Bug Fixes

Smart Weather for Web

  • Updated lightning graph

Smart Weather for Web

  • Minor graph updates
    • Rain Graph: Added label to Y Axis
    • Battery Graph: Added battery units to tooltip

Smart Weather for Web

  • Fixed status page display issues on some mobile devices

Smart Weather for iOS - v1.71

  • Updates to Rain Accumulation Graph
  • Updates to Lightning Graph
  • Added Daily Rain Accumulation to List View
  • Graph Refresh Improvements
  • General Performance Improvements & Bug Fixes

Smart Weather for Android - v1.64

  • Resolved Sorting Related Bugs
  • Minor Improvements and Bug Fixes

Smart Weather for iOS - v1.69

  • Added Rain Accumulation Graph
  • General Performance Improvements & Bug Fixes

Smart Weather for Web

  • Added Rain (Today) to list view

Smart Weather API - v1.36

Enhancements

  1. Changed Sky observation field UV from Integer to hundredths

Smart Weather API - v1.35

Enhancements

  1. New Location Observation Fields (lightning_strike_count, precip_accum_local_day)

Smart Weather for Web

  • Added accumulation to the rain graph.

Smart Weather API - v1.33

Bug Fixes

  1. Fixed Location Observation failing when Sky has a null wind value

Enhancements

  1. Added support for Local Daily Rain accumulation for 1 minute Sky observations

Smart Weather for Alexa - v1.1

The WeatherFlow Smart Weather Alexa Skill is now available in 3 additional languages. We now support, English (U.K), English (India), and English (Canada).

Smart Weather for Web

  • Added pressure unit mmHg

Smart Weather for iOS - v1.65

  • Support for iPhone X
  • Resolved Elevation & Above Ground Level Bug Affecting Regions Using Comma as Decimal Separator
  • Enhancements to SKY Related Functionality
  • Change to Elevation & Above Ground Level to Support Negative Values
  • General Performance Improvements & Bug Fixes

Smart Weather API - v1.31

Bug Fixes

  1. Fixed falling pressure bug in the Device observation summary.

Smart Weather for iOS - v1.60

  • Improvements to Initial Setup Workflow
  • Improvements to Manual WU Integration
  • Improved Handling of Errant Data
  • Added Widgets for Wind, Rain & Light
  • General Performance Improvements & Bug Fixes

Smart Weather API - v1.25

Bug Fixes

  1. Corrected the formula for Delta T

Smart Weather for iOS - v1.50

  • Initial Public Release
  • General Performance Improvements & Bug Fixes

Smart Weather for Android - v1.44

  • Candlestick charts should now properly draw the average bar
  • Rain rate icon changes to reflect the improved rain rate word ranges introduced in the last update
  • Added dialog to warn about unsaved changes in editable fields
  • Specify average bar size in pixels per supported screen size
  • Fix UV and Lux candlestick loss of float precision when calculating open and close
  • Allow adding a device from another station to a new station
  • Use proper delta-t conversion
  • If diagnostic card enabled, automatically add new diagnostic card when a new device is added
  • Fix status list ordering bug with multiple devices
  • Fix card text clipping issue when system text size preference is large
  • Minor improvements and bug fixes

Smart Weather for iOS - v1.46

  • Added functionality to support SKY devices
  • Added bucketed lightning values
  • Graph fixes related to year bucket
  • Adjustment to lightning card
  • Text scaling fix for rain card
  • Lightning label terminology changes
  • More concise widget labels to support smaller format devices
  • Fixed issue causing graphs to randomly jump to undesired place in time
  • Revised list view layout to better accommodate longer label descriptions
  • First time user experience improvements / fixes
  • Added logic to detect changes to location / devices when editing
  • Update rain card images
  • iPad Pro UI fix
  • General UI Improvements
  • Other Minor Bug Fixes

Smart Weather Firmware - v17

  • Added automatic firmware update capability
  • Added features to support the SKY
  • Added additional NTP servers
  • Improved WiFi connectivity
  • Improved stability
  • Minor bug fixes

Smart Weather for Web

  • Graph Updates
    • Maintaining graph scroll position when switching between parameters

Smart Weather for Android - v1.40

  • Sensor status added to diagnostic list
  • Functionality added to support SKY devices
  • RH added as separate graph
  • Lightning card improvements - icon changes color when lightning is detected within the last 5 minutes
  • Rain card improvements - improved rain rate word ranges
  • Battery card now shows battery state (good or replace)
  • UV, Brightness, and Solar Radiation as separate graphs
  • Zero y axis minimum for UV/Brightness/Solar Radiation
  • Less top padding for wind graph
  • Wind arrows no longer overlap with lines
  • Wind arrows no longer appear on the bottom of the graph
  • Fixed SKY icon to be more consistent with AIR icon
  • Already paired devices no longer show up on nearby devices list
  • Minor formatting fixes
  • Minor performance improvements and bug fixes

Smart Weather for Web

  • Rain rate display updates

Smart Weather for Web

  • Updating Rain Graph legend text
  • Updating lightning strike distance display

Smart Weather for iOS - v1.4

  • Added functionality to support SKY devices
  • Graph Enhancement - RH added as separate graph
  • General UI Improvements
  • Other Minor Bug Fixes

Smart Weather API - v1.19

Enhancements

  • Added solar_radiation to Sky CSV response
  • Added support for Hub debug messages
  • Added GET service for sent notifications
  • Added a better status message for a Station observation that does not have capabilities

Smart Weather for Web

  • Fixed Share URL issue when switching between stations
  • Added Battery State to Battery Card
  • Light Graph Updates

Smart Weather for Web

  • Humidity Graph Updates
  • Lightning Card bug fixes

Smart Weather for Web

  • Battery Card Updates
    • IE Browsers: Fixed battery icon positioning
    • Mobile Browsers: Fixed battery icon positioning
  • Graph Bug Fixes
    • Fixed issue switching between graph parameters if the user has more than one device of the same type
  • Header Updates
    • Improving header display in mobile browsers

Smart Weather for Web

  • Parameter switcher added to the graph view
  • Added humidity graph

Smart Weather for iOS - v1.3

  • Dew point changes to graph
  • Pressure graph bug fix
  • Bug fix related to editing text elements causing cursor to move to the end of the entry
  • General UI Improvements
  • Other Minor Bug Fixes

Smart Weather for Android - v1.15

  • No longer persists hub reconnection after sign out
  • Add battery card
  • Add battery graph
  • Improved WebSocket reconnect strategy
  • Socket is closed instead of suppressed when app is in background
  • Show “Last Strike” label in card view
  • Fix bug preventing lightning strike card from updating from lightning events
  • Add lightning strike animation
  • Add ability to sort cards
  • Minor performance improvements

Smart Weather for Web

  • Temperature Graph Updates
    • Humidity was removed
    • Dew point was added

Smart Weather for Web

  • Lightning Card Updates
    • Displaying a yellow lightning bolt icon if a strike was received in the last 5 minutes.

Smart Weather for iOS - v1.21

  • Improvements to Widgets Related to Tapping to Open App
  • Improvements to Battery Voltage Card
  • Bug Fixes & Improvements to Lightning Card
  • Bug Fixes for Users with Multiple Hubs
  • General UI Improvements
  • Other Minor Bug Fixes

Smart Weather Firmware - v13

  • Added more diagnostic info.
  • Added a field calibration capability.
  • Changed DHCP hostname to “WeatherFlow”.
  • Enabled local UDP multicast.

Smart Weather API - v1.18

Bug Fixes

  1. Station events should not get delivered to websocket listeners
  2. Station API Metric collection is now working

Smart Weather API - v1.17

Enhancements

  1. Changed Station Observation format
  2. Created observations/device/{device_id} path for getting Device observations
  3. Added support for Sky solar radiation as an observed field
  4. Added websocket ack and connection_opened messages
  5. Added API REST and Websocket metrics

Smart Weather for iOS - v1.20

  • Added Station Status Indicators (Online / Offline)
  • Added Station Status View with Diagnostic Information
  • Added Basic Sharing Functionality
  • Added Battery Card Item (replaces old diagnostics card)
  • Sea Level Pressure Fix for Pressure Widget
  • Lightning Tile Fix (WS/BLE Co-existence Fix)
  • Improved User Messaging
  • Improved App Start-up Performance
  • Performance Improvements
  • Minor Bug Fixes

Smart Weather for Android - v1.10

  • Bluetooth improvements
  • Fixed bug where wifi setup loading dialog would loop indefinitely
  • Fixed bug where firmware setup loading dialog would get “stuck”, even if firmware update was successful
  • Fixed bug where names with spaces would cause unknown errors on Wunderground setup on certain Android versions
  • Add hide/show button for password fields
  • Remove ability to create account with social providers
  • When editing a station’s location, no longer moves location to current location if it has been set previously
  • Add reverse portrait/landscape support
  • Fix notification bug on certain Android versions
  • Add device status notification setting
  • Locations without hubs no longer show “WiFi Setup”, “Advanced”, and WU linking options
  • Increase card view text size for certain screen sizes
  • Changing graph resolution from a bucket with data to one without data shows ‘no data available’ message
  • Add toolbar card with share and diagnostics buttons
  • Add station status indicator on toolbar card, stations list, edit station screen, and station switcher
  • Station settings grouping change
  • Add default units to height above ground setting
  • Improved UI in edit station screen
  • Improved UI in edit device screen
  • Improved UI in station switcher
  • Fix pressure needle rotation
  • Minor unit formatting fixes
  • Other minor bug fixes

Smart Weather API - v1.16

Bug Fixes

  1. Fixed online/offline station bug for hubs not on firmware v13.

Smart Weather API - v1.15

Enhancements

  1. Added path param option for GET observations/station/{station_id}

Smart Weather for Web

  • Added Battery Card
  • Diagnostic display updates and minor bug fixes
  • Updating precision of Y-Axis for Pressure Graph

Smart Weather for Web - v1.02

  • Added station status (online / offline) to the main view.
  • Added station diagnostics view. Click on the status station to see the diagnostic details.
  • Updated the Y-Axis of the lightning graph so we don’t display duplicate values.

Smart Weather API - v1.14

Enhancements

  1. Added Diagnostics service
  2. Removed mac address from device response object

Smart Weather Firmware - v12

  • Fixed RH values greater than 100%
  • Fixed incorrect AIR firmware values

Smart Weather for iOS - v1.10

  • Added Lightning and Pressure Widgets
  • Added Widgets for iPad
  • Changed Widget Text to Black (from white)
  • Added Status Event Type Toggle to Settings (suppresses online/offline events)
  • Added Lightning and Pressure Widgets
  • Add Functionality to Show/Hide Password for Password Entry Fields
  • Station Detail Add/Edit UI Improvements
  • Resolved Initial Keyboard Presentation Lag
  • Add Support for Upside Down Portrait for iPad
  • Improved Instructions and UI for Add Device Process
  • Disabled Map Movement (center on current location) when Station’s Location Already Set
  • Fixed issue where Dialogs would not dismiss under certain circumstances
  • Resolved Graph Humidity Bug
  • Remove Ability to Create Account with Social Providers
  • Lightning Card Fixes

Smart Weather API - v1.13

Enhancements

  1. Added Station state online/offline support with event listening for state change
  2. Added device diagnostics support
  3. Improved Health Check
  4. Added file watchdog

Smart Weather for iOS - v1.01

  • Diagnostics Card
  • Lightning Card / Notification Fixes
  • Gradient Background Fix for iPad
  • Resolved Landscape Orientation Load Issue
  • Sea Level Pressure Graph Fix
  • Card / List Toggle Change
  • Replaced Toast-style Messages with Alert Dialogs
  • Fixed Issue with Right Aligned Text Entries Not Immediately Reflects Whitespace Entry
  • Improved Error Handling
  • UI Improvements
  • Bug Fixes

Smart Weather for Web - v1.01

  • Added Imperial or Metric unit setting on the settings page.
  • In the list view, we fixed an issue where air density was not displayed in your preferred units.
  • The Wunderground Forecast table in the tile view now displays the forcasted temperature values in your preferred units.

Smart Weather for Android - v0.93

  • Improved runtime pemissions requests
  • Fix bug where duplicate stations were being created during setup
  • Fix bug that would cause Sign Out button to sometimes appear twice during setup
  • Remember hub after serial has been entered in device setup
  • Ask hub for already paired devices during setup
  • Added Bluetooth low energy compatibility checks

Smart Weather for Android - v0.92

  • Improved background authentication token refresh
  • Add sign out button to setup
  • Add refresh button to wifi setup
  • Go back to station screen after a firmware upgrade
  • Some improvements to prevent showing old data when there is something newer available

Smart Weather for Alexa - v1.01

Based on feedback, we updated the Smart Weather Skill to be more flexible in handling your Smart Weather related questions.

Smart Weather for Alexa - v1.0

The WeatherFlow Smart Weather Alexa Skill is now live!

Just say “Alexa, enable WeatherFlow Smart Weather,” then link your WeatherFlow Smart Weather account. Once linked, you can ask Alexa things like “Alexa, ask WeatherFlow how’s the weather?” and “Alexa, ask WeatherFlow what is the temperature?”

Smart Weather for Google Home

The WeatherFlow Smart Weather Google Action is now live!

Just say “Hey Google, talk to WeatherFlow.” You will be prompted to link your WeatherFlow Smart Weather account. Once your account is linked you can say things like, “Hey Google, ask WeatherFlow how’s the weather?” and “Hey Google, ask WeatherFlow what is the temperature?”