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Welcome to SKYE on AOL



SKYE on AOL brings a whole new way to experience the weather, and while lots of things are the same, there are lots of new features and functionalities. Here are some answers to your most frequently asked questions are below as well as some information on the new areas and functionality on the site. And we would always love for you to send us feedback.

So, we hope you like the enhancements we've made and look forward to hearing your feedback.

Why can't I save non-U.S. cities as a primary or a saved city?

At this time, the identifier used by aol.com to recall your weather settings is based on a US zip code. In the interest of creating a consistent experience for you between aol.com and weather.aol.com we have turned off the ability to save a non-US city. In the future we will update the aol.com identifier to be global, not US specific.

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Why can't I get my cities to save?

You may need to delete your cookies or clear your browser cache. If you are using Internet Explorer, click on Internet Options underneath the Tools toolbar. If you are using Mozilla Firefox you click Clear Private Data under the Tools toolbar. After doing this, save your primary again. If you are using the AOL software: depending on the version of the AOL software you are using, it could take a few more steps to fully clear your cache. Please consult this help page (http://help.aol.com/help/microsites/microsite.do?cmd=displayKCPopup&docType=kc&externalId=10273) for instructions specific to your client version.

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How do I remove a city from my list?

1. From anywhere on the site, find the Management Tab on the Place Bar. Clicking this will open a drawer with all of your saved cities.



2. Click the Edit button at the top right of the drawer. This will allow you to delete or reorder your saved cities.

How do I switch back to Fahrenheit from Celsius?

From anywhere on SKYE on AOL, there will be a control on the upper right corner you can use to toggle back and forth.

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Where can I find Interactive Doppler?

On every location page, there is a map section halfway down the page. The last tab, INTERACTIVE MAP, activates our mapping application that includes Doppler, Satellite and other information layers.

There is also our Maps & Radar section that offers interactive mapping, static Radar and Doppler maps, and our interactive mapping application.

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How do I set my location?

To set your Primary city weather forecast so it's the first thing you see when you come to weather.aol.com: Enter your City name, state, or zip code in the search box.

As you start typing, the search box will make suggestions for the cities you are looking for, putting the cities closest to you at the top. Choose your city from the list.

Once you are on your location page, click the plus sign next to the name, we will save it to your place bar.

Where is a map of my current weather conditions?

Enter your City name, state, or zip code in the search box or select one of your saved cities. Scroll down the page to the maps section and choose from one of the many map tabs to see the conditions you wish.


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I have moved and want to change my Primary city to my new Primary. How do I do that?

To change your Primary city: find the new city you would like to save as your Primary city. Add the city.

Once it is added, you can open the manager and drag it into the first spot to make it your Primary city.

How do I check weather for cities around the world?

There are several ways to get weather information and forecasts for cities around the world.

First, you can search from the name of the city in the search box at the top right. You can also find world cities and regions in the Maps & Radar section of the site.

On the bottom left corner of the homepage, you can find a button to open the SKYE Explorer.

You can explore the map for U.S. cities, or you can toggle to the world view to explore world cities.

How do I set Skye on AOL as my homepage?

There are detailed step-by-step instructions for setting your browser's homepage available at AOL Help.

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Location Forecast Overview

We have a whole new Location Forecast page.

To add a city, there is a blue plus just to the right of the Location name. Clicking the plus will add the city to your Place Bar, with your other saved cities.

If there is no Blue Plus, it is either an Non-US City (See why you can't save a Non-US City) OR you have already saved it. Saved places are manageable through the small blue icon just to the left of the search box.


To control whether you see Today's Forecast, Hourly, Social, Weekend or 7-day Forecasts, use either the two arrows on either edge of the screen of the tabs under the Forecast data.

To pick the weather term you feel best describes the weather where you are now, click the Plus Speech Bubble under the current temp.

For Expanded Forecasts (Today's, Hourly, Weekend and 7-day) and Weather Maps, scroll down the page.

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