Who can I contact if I am having trouble installing or some
other technical issue?
A: Send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Make sure to include a detailed description of the problem
you are having and your contact information so we can respond
to your issue.
What is BuffaloWatch Alert Desktop Application?
A: BuffaloWatch Alert is a totally free,
real-time weather and news headline application that resides
on your desktop and keeps you posted on local current conditions,
weather alerts, breaking news and news content. It provides
animated national radar images that can be zoomed in and out.
With BuffaloWatch Alert you get immediate notification of weather warnings from
the National Weather Service for Buffalo County. You will
be informed of the latest breaking news. You get the local
temperature, wind speed, wind direction, barometric pressure,
humidity, and dew point from the from the reporting station
in your area.
Can I choose the location from which I get my current conditions,
such as temperature?
A: Currently, users may only select to receive data
from the Kearney Municipal Airport.
How often are weather conditions updated?
A: Conditions such as temperature, wind, etc. are
normally updated by the reporting station once every hour.
On some occasions a report may not be issued by the station
every hour in which case the temperature will remain the same
until that reporting station provides an updated report. Warnings are issued immediately after release by the National
What are the system requirements for installing BuffaloWatch
- Windows XP, Vista, or 7
Q: How large is the download for BuffaloWatch Alert?
A: The first download is about 50 KB for
the Weather Installer. The second download for the BuffaloWatch
Alert application is about 3 MB in size.
Q: How do I install BuffaloWatch Alert?
A: Download the application to your
desktop or other location you can remember. Once downloaded
the installation should begin, if not, double click on the
downloaded install file (Weather-Install.exe). The installation
software will guide you as you install the application on
Q: Why is the temperature in the Current Conditions display
A: The BuffaloWatch Alert requires that you
be connected to the Internet. It does not require the use
of a Web browser or email program but the connection to the
Internet must be made.
Q: How much of my Windows system resources will be used?
A: The BuffaloWatch Alert application will
use approximately 12 MB of your system memory.
Q: What do I do if I have problems with BuffaloWatch Alert?
A: Simply click on the Menu button in the
BuffaloWatch Alert Current Conditions window and select Technical
Support. Fill in the e-mail with your problem and someone
will get back in touch with you as soon as possible. If you
have problems before you complete your installation, simply email