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#1463087 - 04/05/2018 09:02 Re: SA - Cold Front with Showers, Poss Storm May 3-4 2018 [Re: StormCapture]
red earth Offline
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Registered: 21/12/2007
Posts: 378
Loc: Lockleys, Adelaide
Some decent wind gusts here by the airport overnight with 98 km/h recorded around midnight. That tested the garden stakes!!

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#1463096 - 04/05/2018 11:35 Re: SA - Cold Front with Showers, Poss Storm May 3-4 2018 [Re: Ryan Hothersall]
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Registered: 19/12/2013
Posts: 1701
Loc: Uleybury
Originally Posted By: Ryan Hothersall

My weather station did something weird yesterday afternoon, the rain gauge must have gotten stuck and next time I checked, it had recorded 904.8 mm!. Reset the daily rain total, so that's why I guess we had about 19 mm,

Anyone else ever have wacky readings like that?.


Check the WeatherLink logs and see if you can find anything strange, to receive 904.8mm would be impressive but usually it would be to do with the gauge swinging a lot with the wind. But it may be some sort of possible interference.

But definitely check the logs for yesterday and see if it has been recorded there, it'll also pay to scroll right to the end of the logging list and it'll show the TX Reception as a percentage.

Has something like this happened before?

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#1463097 - 04/05/2018 11:47 Re: SA - Cold Front with Showers, Poss Storm May 3-4 2018 [Re: StormCapture]
StormCapture Offline
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Registered: 19/12/2013
Posts: 1701
Loc: Uleybury
Yer decent squall line just after midnight for sure, way to end a decent system. Lashed by heavy rain and hail.

Winds peaked 91km/h at home and roared up pretty quick, reckon less than 10 seconds it went from 40 to 91.

21.4mm system total, decent fall for the year. To put things into perspective, 22.2mm fell in April over the entire month.

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#1463132 - 05/05/2018 00:19 Re: SA - Cold Front with Showers, Poss Storm May 3-4 2018 [Re: StormCapture]
Thunderstruck Offline
Lightning man

Registered: 10/05/2001
Posts: 14975
Loc: Seaford Meadows, SA
15.8mm to 9am yest to go with 7mm to 9am today so not too bad at all.

TS cool

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#1463153 - 05/05/2018 13:34 Re: SA - Cold Front with Showers, Poss Storm May 3-4 2018 [Re: StormCapture]
Pooraka Offline
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Registered: 24/02/2006
Posts: 149
Loc: Pooraka, Adelaide, South Austr...
23.2mm all up from that system. Fingers crossed for more like that in the coming months.

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