I want to consume forecast.io's radar data as an ArcGIS Server REST or JSON to use in an API or ESRI's ArcMap GIS Software. MapBox is doing it here. I don't think forecast.io is currently making the radar data service available as REST or JSON, it looks like they are using TileMill to serve out 16-bit grayscale GeoTIFF images of the radar data and applying some MapBox magic. I want to do the same as a service for ArcGIS Server 10.2. I have looked into Cutting Tiles for ArcGIS Server Using TileMill but have not tested. It's rumored that ESRI will build functionality into server to be able to consume MBtiles and that may be a potential solution, but for now I am looking for a workaround.
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  • What is the question? "Help me" is too broad to be answered. Just edit your question to include a specific, answerable question. What have you done already? What happened? What did you expect to happen instead? – BradHards Nov 13 '13 at 0:56

I agree with the comment above that your question is too broad. It looks like you want to integrate this data with ArcMap. Since there doesn't seem to be a ready-to-go Esri-friendly version of this API, you'll probably need to look at building a plug-in data source.

The entry point for the Esri docs is here: http://resources.arcgis.com/en/help/arcobjects-net/conceptualhelp/#/Creating_a_plug_in_data_source/0001000004pz000000/

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