Alerts API Parameters

Request parameters | Response parameters

 



Alerts API Query String Parameters

Parameter Description Default value
api Hostname to be used only in production: api.accuweather.com. N/A Required
apidev Hostname to be used only in development: apidev.accuweather.com. N/A Required
apikey Unique code used to access the API. N/A Required
version Version of the API. v1 Required
locationkey Unique ID used to search for a specific location. N/A Required
format Format of the response. JSON Optional
language String indicating the language in which to return the resource. en-us Optional
details Boolean value (true or false) that specifies whether or not to include the full text with the given alert. False Optional

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Alerts API Response Parameters

Parameter Description
CountryCode Unique country code ID.
AlertID Unique numeric id that identifies an alert for a particular country.
Description
Category Category of the alert.
Priority Number signifying the importance or ranking order of the given alert within the country it has originated. A lower number signifies a higher priority. For example, 1 is the highest priority.
Type Abbreviated form of the alert description.
TypeId Id associated with the alert description.
Class Classification of the alert. Not available for all countries.
Level Severity identifier for the alert. Not available for all countries.
Color
Source Provider of the alert data.
SourceId Id associated with the provider of the alert data.
Disclaimer Disclaimer that must be displayed with the alert data.
Area
MobileLink Link to severe weather alerts on AccuWeather's mobile site for the requested location.
Link Link to severe weather alerts on AccuWeather's free site for the requested location.

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