Update, November 30, 3:36 pm. ET: Looks like Google’s weather service is up and running again!
Original article, November 30 at 1:03. ET: If you ask Google Assistant for weather information right now, you might be surprised by the answer. Google weather service should be unavailable, because no matter where you are requesting weather information, you get a zero degree forecast.
I find it hard to believe that Hawaii is now at zero level. In the backyard it certainly does not equal zero.
If you use traditional Google Search in your browser, you still get weather information, but it comes from a third-party service, most likely Weather.com. Google will usually display its own formatted forecast.
If you try to ask about the weather on Google Home hardware, for example in Home Hub, you will not get an answer. Instead, the assistant prompts you to use a third-party service instead and asks if you want to do this. If you say no, the assistant will stop talking.
As with most shutdowns related to Google services, this is likely to be fixed soon. In the meantime, don’t believe what Google is telling you: I’m sure there is a lot of heat in Phoenix, Arizona, and not a freezing point.
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