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Re: Storm Alert settings/trigger for WS-2812

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  • wuhu_software
    Try this: WUHU216_32_B199.zip ... to be calculated (.15 Inch change over 3 hours) idea yet.
    Message 1 of 11 , Oct 27, 2011
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      Try this:



      --- In wuhu_software_group@yahoogroups.com, "scarabdrowner" <scarabdrowner@...> wrote:
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      > I understand that. I was asking if you had implemented the "force it to be calculated (.15 Inch change over 3 hours)" idea yet.
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      > --- In wuhu_software_group@yahoogroups.com, "wuhu_software" wuhu_software@ wrote:
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      > > If the value is -1, that means invalid.
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      > > It appears that the version of HW Pro used to support that station is not properly writing the storm alert value. As I recall it is -1 if unknown, 0 if not active, and 1 if active.
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      > > You could try to ask La Crosse about that but I am sure it is a bug in their code. They rarely release updates to the code. They also had an issue with absolute pressure not being reported and the rain total calculations being off.
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      > > --- In wuhu_software_group@yahoogroups.com, "scarabdrowner" <scarabdrowner@> wrote:
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      > > > Has this been implemented yet? I've noticed that WUHU doesn't fire off its storm alert action when my 2813 console starts beeping its storm alert. I checked the currdat.lst the last time it beeped, and it showed -1 for the storm alert.
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      > > > --- In wuhu_software_group@yahoogroups.com, "wuhu_software" <wuhu_software@> wrote:
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      > > > > I could probably force it to be calculated (.15 Inch change over 3 hours).
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      > > > > --- In wuhu_software_group@yahoogroups.com, "blue_cyclone1" <Blue_Cyclone1@> wrote:
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      > > > > > It's a -1 for Not Available. I have an older LaCrosse station that still has absolute pressure so I can calibrate the WS-2812 to read correctly for CWOP purposes. There's days when it doesn't jive with what CWOP wants to see but I have a feeling it's due to the time of year. I think I will wait till summer and fine tune everything then instead of chasing CWOP's QA line up and down every time the weather changes around here.
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      > > > > > --- In wuhu_software_group@yahoogroups.com, "wuhu_software" <wuhu_software@> wrote:
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      > > > > > > Let me know if you see a 0 or a 1, perhaps La Crosse did not implement this feature with the WS-2812. They also dropped absolute pressure compared to previous versions.
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      > > > > > > --- In wuhu_software_group@yahoogroups.com, "blue_cyclone1" <Blue_Cyclone1@> wrote:
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      > > > > > > > Thanks for the info. The current setting is a -1 so I guess it will be up to WUHU to figure it all out for me.
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      > > > > > > > --- In wuhu_software_group@yahoogroups.com, "wuhu_software" <wuhu_software@> wrote:
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      > > > > > > > > For the La Crosse stations, this is the storm alert from the console and is transmitted to WUHU via the currdat file in the section:
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      > > > > > > > > [storm_alarm]
      > > > > > > > > comment = "-1=not valid, 0=storm alarm not activ, 1=storm alarm activ"
      > > > > > > > > number = 0
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      > > > > > > > > For Non-La Crosse models, or models that do not support a "storm alert", this value is calculated. If the pressure drops by 0.15 InHg over 3 hours, the alarm is activated.
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      > > > > > > > > --- In wuhu_software_group@yahoogroups.com, "blue_cyclone1" <Blue_Cyclone1@> wrote:
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      > > > > > > > > > Out of curiosity, what will trigger a storm alert in WUHU when using a WS-2812? Is it the same trigger that sets off the built in pressure drop rate alarm on the console, or is it some other variable?
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