April 26, 2018, 06:54:20 PM

Author Topic: Local on the 8s Major Change Beginning Tomorrow  (Read 891 times)

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Re: Local on the 8s Major Change Beginning Tomorrow
« Reply #30 on: April 04, 2018, 09:39:24 PM »
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9N88fYo4Pd8
Thanks, um....yeah...thereís some big flaws in this concept. Itís funny how they have the week ahead and only show two days followed by showing the weekend separately. Last time I checked a calendar there were seven days that made up a week including the weekend. lol A text based forecast would be nice, but I get why itís absent. Thereís not a lot of space available for especially for days with active weather, they can get very lengthy because of how specific they can get.

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Re: Local on the 8s Major Change Beginning Tomorrow
« Reply #31 on: April 05, 2018, 06:26:06 PM »
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9N88fYo4Pd8
Thanks, um....yeah...thereís some big flaws in this concept. Itís funny how they have the week ahead and only show two days followed by showing the weekend separately. Last time I checked a calendar there were seven days that made up a week including the weekend. lol A text based forecast would be nice, but I get why itís absent. Thereís not a lot of space available for especially for days with active weather, they can get very lengthy because of how specific they can get.

The thing is, once again unless I am missing something and someone please correct me if I'm wrong, this is absolutely no different than what has always been shown on the LDL and sidebar since the debut of Weather all the Time in 2013. There is nothing changed!  Heck, look how the LDL doesn't ever start from the beginning when the LOT8s supposedly starts, it just keeps on scrolling through.  OK, now I see where a local radar and almanac have been placed over the national obs, national radar, etc, but that is only done if there's some big weather event happening. If there's no active weather, the local city radar and almanac show all the time.

This is why I'm so confused.  All they seemingly did was slap a LOT8s logo at the bottom left and briefly change the graphic at the top right for a minute and now seem to be claiming this is some new concept that they "figured out."  Well, I'm a bit concerned if it took a team of people to change a couple of logos around.

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Re: Local on the 8s Major Change Beginning Tomorrow
« Reply #32 on: April 05, 2018, 11:11:17 PM »
OK, now I see where a local radar and almanac have been placed over the national obs, national radar, etc, but that is only done if there's some big weather event happening. If there's no active weather, the local city radar and almanac show all the time.
I haven't seen the local radar/almanac at all in months prior to this change. I wonder if that was done in preparation.