Homepage guide

Web Dashboard

The homepage of the web dashboard provides your organization's most vital information. From current weather to any potential policy risks, this is a great page to check as you start your day or when inclement weather is headed your way.

Add your organization location

  1. Log in to the web dashboard here
  2. Click the "Add Location" button from the top corner of the homepage. 
  3. Select the location you need to monitor and save. Note- if you don't see all of your locations available, contact support@perryweather.com.

Your weather station data

  1. If you have a Perry Weather weather station installed at the location you've added, you will see a picture and all of your current conditions data will populate from the station.
  2. The current conditions box is where you can find temperature, rainfall, wet bulb globe temperature, and more. This data updates every 5 minutes on the platform.
  3. We will store all of your weather station data. You can access that data anytime by clicking the "historical" link from the current conditions box.

Lightning status

  1. Lightning zones will be determined by your group policies or personal location settings outside of your group policies.
  2. During a delay, you will see a countdown until you reach the all-clear time. The timer resets with each strike that occurs within that lightning zone.
  3. Once the all-clear time has been met, you will see an "All Clear" status.

Conditions snapshot

  1. Choose your condition (WBGT, Temperature, Wind Speed).
  2. View a rolling 3 hours of past data for the day. 

Map and live radar

  1. View radar, strike data, storm cells, active NWS alerts, tropical models, and more!
  2. The lightning zones displayed on the map surrounding your location are determined by your group policies or personal location settings outside of your group policies.
  3. View all strikes in a system that have occurred within a 30-minute time frame. The strikes will be color-coded to show their age at a glance. (0-5 mins, 5-15 mins, 15-30 mins). 
  4. The default still radar imagine is live radar that auto-refreshes every 2 minutes. Click the play button to view radar from the past hour. To view future radar, click the "past" button and switch to future for the next 1 hour of data. Or click extended radar for the next 3 days of radar data. Just press play!
  5. Click the layers button in the right corner of the map to view the additional map layers mentioned above.

Today's Policy Risks

We'll give you a heads-up if, based on the forecast, you'll breach one of your group policies. If you only have group policies set up for lightning, you will not see any information here.

Forecast Breakdown

  1. View hourly or daily data by clicking and dragging anywhere in the box.
  2. Click on a condition to see spikes or dips in the data.