I’ve been tweeting weather information from the weather station at the home QTH for a couple of months and now there’s even more stations doing so, following the stations can distract you from actual non automated tweets so I decided Wednesday to code up a little site called TweetWX.

What TweetWX does is searches twitter for the weather terms “Wind, Barometer, Temperature, Rain, Humidity” then shows the tweets in a timeline¬† this refreshes every 40 seconds with any new weather tweets available.

Each time it reads a tweet it also checks to see if we’ve stored it in our database if not it collects its profile data and stores it so its available as a list on the site for users to find all the current stations available!

The whole site took 1 day to code using the PHP framework CodeIgniter, You can check it out by visiting http://www.magicbug.co.uk/tweetwx