Web Browser Cache Refresh

Refreshing your browser cache to get the latest information
Browser Cache

Web browsers store web page content locally on your hard drive so that the browser will make fewer requests for content over the internet. This local storage on your computer's hard drive in an area called "cache". The browser cache contains records of every item you have viewed or downloaded while Internet surfing. So when you visit the same page for a second time, the browser speeds up display time by loading the page locally from cache instead of downloading everything again.

This may cause problems when you want to view new snow report data as the browser may favor viewing the cached data rather than making a new request. updates snow report data up to four times a day.

Our snow report pages are marked with meta tags to not cache the page, but some browsers (like IE) will ignore this request in favor of speed. For more see the browser case study. If you see that the content is stale, force a refresh.

Force a Refresh:

The solution is to force a page refresh from the internet web site (and bypass the cache):

Clearing your cache is also an option: