October is finally here, and just in time we are having reports of snow in the Mid-Atlantic / Appalachian Mountains. Earlier today, I saw a tweet from Jim Cantore of the Weather Channel.
We don’t usually get snow this early, but it has been known to happen. With that in mind, the main question comes up, “Well what is above 3500 feet???” Enter GIS and some new functionality from ESRI’s ArcGIS Online. In recent months, they have added the capability to load GPX tracks, Shapefiles, KML files and reference existing WMS and ESRI REST Services. This past week, they added functionality to “Publish Maps” from ArcGIS Online. Below is a quick map that was created in just over 2 hours using ArcGIS for Home and ArcGIS Online. Continue reading