Lat / long searching is not at all ideal

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I search using lat long. I did this assuming that you would actually return the closest weather station. I was really surprised to find out that this isn't the case.

This is a major issue!

Lat long is essential for searching for a personal weather station as I use the exact weather stations lat long and if that station happens to be down you can still give info from the next closest. If I painfully switched to searching by station id would I get the next closest if that station is down?

As you get more and more data from pws's this will only become a bigger deal. I think it's time to go back to the drawing board on how you optimize  your lat long based querying. 
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thanks for your suggestion