Big Sky
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Big Sky

by Philosophical Creations
Rated: Guidance Suggested

Guidance Suggested

The content of this skill is appropriate for most users. This skill may include:
  • Account linking
  • Advertisements
  • User-generated content
  • Personal information collection
  • Location detection or location-based services
  • Nudity or descriptions of nudity within medical, informational or artistic contexts
  • Infrequent or mild references to cultural or religious intolerance
  • Infrequent or mild realistic, cartoon, or fantasy violence or descriptions of violence
  • Infrequent or mild references to alcohol, tobacco and drugs
  • Infrequent or mild sexual and suggestive themes
  • Infrequent use of mild profanity and crude humor
  • Music and video skills may occasionally include strong profanity and sexual or suggestive themes

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Description

Big Sky: Better Weather for Amazon Alexa

Big Sky uses the Dark Sky API, to give hyper-local for hour-by hour forecasts tied to your actual street address, and locations around the world.

QUESTIONS? Check out the BigSky FAQ:

https://bigsky-weather.com


WHAT'S NEW?

For Premium Users Only:

1. RADAR IMAGERY! Get Radar images for your area, or anywhere in the world. Three levels of zoom.

2. You can now schedule custom weather alerts. There are 5 different kinds of custom weather alert:
-- Hot Weather (above 90)
-- Cold Weather (freezing)
-- Windy Weather (sustained winds above 15mph)
-- Rainy Weather (greater than 70% chance of rain)
-- Sunny Weather (UV index reaching 9 or higher)

You can schedule these alerts for any hour of the day, and BigSky will notify you if the day's weather matches your alert(s).


For ALL Users:
-- Account linking is now optional. BigSky will use the address of your Alexa device by default if you don't complete account linking
-- Geolocation! If you use Big Sky on a mobile device, you can get the weather for the current area.
-- Air Quality Info. You can now get the AQ index and major pollutant for the day.

Example interactions for all users:
"Alexa, ask Big Sky..."

...what's the high temperature today?
...will it rain in the next three hours?
...for the barometric pressure
...what was the weather on June 1st, 1980?
...will it rain before 10 pm?
...for the humidity at 4 pm?
...give me a weather fact!
...what will the wind speed be in three hours?
...what's the low temperature in the next seven days?
...about the weather this weekend.
...when is sunrise on Saturday?
...what's the weather on Friday?

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What is Big Sky Premium?
PREMIUM USERS can get RADAR IMAGERY when using devices with a screen
PREMIUM USERS can get hyper-local forecasts for cities and locations around the world.
PREMIUM USERS can get hyper-local forecasts for multiple addresses.
PREMIUM USERS can assign custom labels to additional addresses
PREMIUM USERS can schedule 5 different types of custom weather alert (hot, cold, windy, rainy, sunny.)

PREMIUM Users can get information about the following:

...the high temperature at Disneyland on Saturday
...wind speed at the tennis courts tomorrow at eight am
...the weather in Houston
...the humidity on Catalina Island
...U.V index at the beach at noon
...weather alerts at mom's house

In addition, PREMIUM users are automatically eligible for all future updates

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If you experience trouble with Big Sky, please contact the developer at: sarkonovich@gmail.com

Or check out the BigSky FAQ:

http://voice.bigsky-alexa-weather.com/faq

Skill Details

  • Rated: Guidance Suggested.

    Guidance Suggested

    The content of this skill is appropriate for most users. This skill may include:
    • Account linking
    • Advertisements
    • User-generated content
    • Personal information collection
    • Location detection or location-based services
    • Nudity or descriptions of nudity within medical, informational or artistic contexts
    • Infrequent or mild references to cultural or religious intolerance
    • Infrequent or mild realistic, cartoon, or fantasy violence or descriptions of violence
    • Infrequent or mild references to alcohol, tobacco and drugs
    • Infrequent or mild sexual and suggestive themes
    • Infrequent use of mild profanity and crude humor
    • Music and video skills may occasionally include strong profanity and sexual or suggestive themes
    This skill contains dynamic content.
    This skill contains dynamic content, which is content that is updated real-time based on inputs from the developer. The maturity rating associated with this skill pertains only to the content of the skill at the time of the submission.
  • Invocation Name: big sky
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Supported Languages

English (CA), English (GB), English (IN), English (US)

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