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  • Bill Meister
    Got it! Ver 189 up and running. Thanks!! Bill ... From: wuhu_software To: wuhu_software_group@yahoogroups.com Sent: Thursday, March 30, 2006 8:28 AM Subject:
    Message 1 of 5 , Mar 30, 2006
      Got it!
      Ver 189 up and running.
      Thanks!!
      Bill
       
      ----- Original Message -----
      Sent: Thursday, March 30, 2006 8:28 AM
      Subject: [wuhu_software_group] Re: Fw: Emailing: WXDailyHistory


      For version information in WUHU:

      http://home.comcast.net/~wuhu_software/Demos/About.htm

      To correct issues with the rain, download the latest version (v189).

      http://home.comcast.net/~wuhu_software/

      --- In wuhu_software_group@yahoogroups.com, "Bill Meister" <Bill@...>
      wrote:
      >
      > Good morning:
      > I'm not sure I know how to determine the version.
      > On KTXHENLY1, in the header, it shows among others
      > Station Hardware: La Crosse W-3610
      > Software: WUHU146HW.
      > I can't find it in HeavyWeather Uploader.
      > There doesn't seem to be a "Help About" tab.
      >
      > Bill
      >
      >
      >
      >   ----- Original Message -----
      >   From: wuhu_software
      >   To: wuhu_software_group@yahoogroups.com
      >   Sent: Wednesday, March 29, 2006 9:59 PM
      >   Subject: [wuhu_software_group] Re: Fw: Emailing: WXDailyHistory
      >
      >
      >
      >   Bill,
      >
      >   What version of the program are you running?
      >
      >   --- In wuhu_software_group@yahoogroups.com, "Bill Meister"
      <Bill@>
      >   wrote:
      >   >
      >   > Good evening:
      >   >
      >   > I have observed occasional discrepancies in "Current" column of
      >   the "Daily Statistics" data of the KTXHENY1 weather history site 
      >  
      http://www.weatherunderground.com/weatherstation/WXDailyHistory.asp?
      >   ID=KTXHENLY1  regarding precipitation.
      >   >
      >   > The precipitation for the current day (today's data) sometimes
      is
      >   overstated and doesn't match the graph of rainfall since midnight
      as
      >   one would expect.
      >   >
      >   > I think I figured out what's happening and I wonder if it's
      >   intentional or a bug.
      >   >
      >   >
      >   > It turns out that during the current day, displayed rainfall
      data 
      >   is a rolling 24 hour total rather than the total recorded since
      >   00:01AM. So, say it's 10:00 AM and raining, and it rained
      yesterday
      >   afternoon or evening, the displayed "current" rainfall data will
      >   reflect all rain recorded since 10:01 AM yesterday.
      >   > As the day progresses and, say, it stops raining, the displayed
      >   rainfall will actually decline as the data for the previous 24
      hours
      >   includes fewer hours with recorded rain. That just looks bad
      when, as
      >   the day progresses, current precip declines.
      >   >
      >   > If you look back at the previous day's data, it will correctly
      >   display rainfall data from 00:01 till 24:00.
      >   >
      >   > I think it's a bug in the program or a flaw in the logic
      because if
      >   you add the inflated data for the current day to to the correct
      data
      >   from the previous day, you get a wrong total.
      >   >
      >   > That's exactly what happened the other week when we got over an
      >   inch of rain. I woke up in the morning and convinced myself that
      we
      >   got about 1-1/2 inches of rain since midnight when we really got
      only
      >   0.8 or so
      >   >
      >   >
      >   > Can anyone help explain this or convince me that it's operating
      the
      >   way it should?
      >   >
      >   > And is there any way, by looking at the tabular data for
      rainfall,
      >   to accurately determine daily totals?
      >   >
      >   > Thanks
      >   >
      >   > Bill
      >   >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
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