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Prepopulate form weather fields from a remote sourceAsked by staynerm on September 09, 2014 at 03:49 PM
Prepopulate weather (max/min temp, precipitation).
I would like to add fields for weather in my form and prepopulate/calculate values for those fields based on location and date. I have looked at the JotForm weather widgets and the National Weather Service feeds, but I can't see anything that could make this possible.
I am working with an IT person at my local NWS center. He is willing to try and provide me the data in a format that would work. What should I ask for? Would it work if he created as web hook that I could GET data from?
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I think that you will need to use a form source code to be able to populate your weather fields from a remote source. You can probably fetch the data using some Weather API. There is a link to the article that might be helpful:
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