Different forecast data from site and API

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Hi, I'm trying to use your API, but I notice some strange things that I would to clarify.
I get a forecast from this italian mountain station placed at 2000 m above the sea level:
http://www.wunderground.com/cgi-bin/f...

And for example, for tomorrow I see a max temp of 8°C, and a min temp of 3°C, that I consider good values.

If I get the forecast on API, for the same location with the same coordinates, I get for tomorrow a max temp of 16°C and a min temp of 6°C, that are very high for that place.
http://api.wunderground.com/api/APIco...

Why this differnce? Maybe because the pws give the correct altitude parameter? How can I get similar result?

Thanks in advance. ;)
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andrea75

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andrea75

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Anyone can help me? :( The problem is still present... I don't know how can improve this situation. The difference with real temperature in some place it's very embarrassing.
I have tried to use pws=1 but without succes.
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Hi,

Here the same problem; my station (ILOMBARD235) is placed at 2000 m above the sea level; on wunderground main site I get a correct forecast, but when I try to call api I get wrong temperatures (I think they're coming from the nearest city; it's 1000 meter in altitude below my station )

I've also wrote to support few days ago but I've havent got a response yet; this problem for me make api call unusable
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andrea75

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Yes.... the problem make API unusable for same locations. It's a pity, but I have decided to abandon the wunderground API for the forecasts. :(
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I see what you mean. I will look into this and find out why they are happening.