Automated Weather Attendant for Facebook Messenger

WeatherSTEM has expanded its integration with Facebook - the world's most popular social media platform!

Most all WeatherSTEM units have an associated Facebook page that gets updated throughout the day with meaningful weather bulletins, summaries, photographs, and videos. Click here for more information about WeatherSTEM unit Facebook pages.

Now, you can communicate with these Facebook pages using a host of simple commands illustrated below.

You can find a list of all WeatherSTEM unit Facebook pages on WeatherSTEM Dashboard.


Command(s)DescriptionExampleSampleVideo
alert
advisory
bulletin
warning
watch
Lists any National Weather Service advisories in effect for a location.Show me any alerts in effect right now
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data
records
Obtain data from a WeatherSTEM unit between a from and a to valueGet me the data between Aug 1, 2019 at 10 am and Aug 2, 2019 at 10 am
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detailed
full
List all current sensor readings for WeatherSTEM unit in scopeWhat is the detailed weather report?
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weekly
hourly
Display the weekly or hourly forecast for the location in scopeCan I see the weekly forecast?
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lightningHow far is the closest lightning activity to the location in scope in last 30 minutesHow far away is the closest lightning?
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location
set
Sets your location scope used with a number of commands including will and wasSet my location
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mapDisplays a US national surface mapShow me a weather map
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photo
image
camera
picture
Retrieves images from all cameras associated with the WeatherSTEM unit in scope for a particular time (or most recent images if no time specified)Show me the photos from October 17, 2016 at 7:49 pm
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radar
satellite
Retrieves the latest radar/satellite imagery for the location in scopeCan I see the latest radar?
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twc
The Weather Channel
Shows the latest programming on The Weather ChannelWhat's on The Weather Channel now?
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video
movie
Retrieves time lapse videos from all cameras associated with the WeatherSTEM unit in scope for a particular date (or most recent videos if no date specified)Show me the videos from October 6, 2016
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wasRetrieves weather from a specific point in time in the past at a specific locationWhat was the weather like on July 4th, 1976 at 7:30 pm in Phildadelphia, PA
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willRetrieves weather from a specific point in time in the future at a specific locationWhat will the weather be like next Monday at 2:30 pm in Charlotte, NC?
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sunrise
sunset
Retrieves the latest sunrise/sunset from the weather station in scopeShow me today's sunsetN/A
lifestyleRetrieves the latest lifestyle forecasts from the weather station in scopeWhat is the lifestyle forecast?N/AN/A

Check it out: Want to share a cool weather photo with a WeatherSTEM unit's Facebook and Twitter page? Send the photo to its Facebook page's Automated Weather Attendant!