Over at http://www.webupd8.org/ they have shown us how to get a 3-day weather forecast, moon phases and some other features. Using the terminal and curl.
Essentially it boils down to making sure you have curl installed.
sudo apt-get install curl
And running a simple command line:
sudo curl wttr.in
If it complains about not being able to find your location you can manually input a location:
To get the moon phases use the following command:
You will be presented with an easy to read screen that looks similar to the following:
It is a pretty quick and dirty way to get fast weather updates, and I imagine you could probably write a script or use it in a kiosk situation in an office if you wanted to get really fancy.
You can read the Web Upd8 original post here for greater detail and options.
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