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     In this section, you'll learn all about The #1 Weather Page. This page has come a long way from its first version in 1995. This page has gotten better, because web programming is more capable and there are a lot more information sources on the Internet. Of course, this site would not be possible without all the weather data that comes from various sources. You will find that there are frequent updates and changes to this site. If you find any links that are not working, please e-mail me at the following e-mail address: webmaster@wxpage1.com. Thank you for visiting The #1 Weather Page and stop-by again!

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Mission Statement  


 
  • This site was created in order to facilitate easy access to the most accurate and up-to-date weather information possible on the Internet.



History  


 
  • The #1 Weather Page was first uploaded to the Internet on July 12, 1995, at 8:00 p.m.
  • This site has always been non-commercial, because who wants to look at a bunch of ads!
  • Initially, The #1 Weather Page focused-on weather data for Michigan.
  • On July 12, 1996, The #1 Weather Page started to offer its own forecast for Mid-Michigan (updated daily ever since).
  • In 1996, The #1 Weather Page first used "frames," which allowed for a more efficient navigation system.
  • During the summer of 1997, JavaScript was incorporated into the site.
  • During the month of February 1999, The Weather Calculator was added. This JavaScript program allows users to make a variety of weather calcuations.
  • By the end of 1999, The #1 Weather Page included weather data for the entire United States.
  • During the summer of 2001, the Mid-Michigan forecast was expanded to include a seven-day forecast; this was the first seven-day forecast available to Mid-Michigan.
  • By 2002, The National Weather Service's Nexrad Doppler Radar data was added to the site, giving users access to the most up-to-date and most powerful radar available on the Internet.
  • On May 8, 2003, The #1 Weather Page moved to its first .com address, www.wxpage1.com.
  • By the end of 2004, this site received a major overhaul, which included a new look, more data, and a better navigation system.
  • In April 2006, this site received another major overhaul, which included a new look and a better navigation system.



Past Addresses  


 
  • 1995-1996: http://www.cris.com/~kevinw/
  • 1996-1998: http://www.concentric.net/~kevinw/
  • 1998-2000: http://www.home.net/wxpage/
  • 2000-2003: http://pws.chartermi.net/wxpage/
  • 2003-Now: http://www.wxpage1.com/



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