Download the latest select forecast towns from the BOM server and update internal database of précis forecast town names and AAC codes used by get_precis_forecast. There is no need to use this unless you know that a forecast town exists in a more current version of the BOM précis forecast town name database that is not available in the database distributed with bomrang. In fact, for reproducibility purposes, users are discouraged from using this function.



Updated database of BOM précis forecast towns


Data are sourced from: Australian Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) webpage, “Weather Data Services”,


Adam H. Sparks,


if (FALSE) { update_forecast_towns() }