Get Seattle area weather discussion in your RSS reader.

The Seattle National Weather Service office publishes some really wonderfully informational products about the local area, the most valuable of which for me is the "Area Forecast Discussion", a briefing published roughly once a day with some information about the forecast for the region and its effects and causes.

Unfortunately they're not super accessible, mainly being published through this unwieldy script which you sort of just create a useful URL and bookmark it. So here's an link to the latest AFD product.

This page caches textual version of that every six hours, converts it to markdown and creates an RSS feed with the HTML representation of those markdown files embedded in it. The parser code is based on this code I found on GitHub by Alex Ford and modified it to work with the current NWS infrastructure. The code which generates this site is here.