Current Conditions (API vs. METAR)

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I've been noticing the weather condition that is reported in the API for my selected city is not matching up with the METAR code.  For example, for Albany (NY), the API weather condition said snow when the METAR was reporting -SN.  Ive alo seen cases where the API was showing Overcast when METAR was showing -SN.  Are the classifiers not being used in the API as the documentation states?

I was just curious of the method the API uses for the current conditions.  I am using them for my personal website.  Also, the classifiers are being used in the favorites section and in the state listing page (



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