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About This Station

The station is powered by a Davis 6153 Vantage Vue Pro2 weather station. The data is collected every 5 seconds and the site is updated every 10 minutes. This site and its data is collected using Cumulus Software Software. The station is comprised of an anemometer, a rain gauge and a thermo-hydro sensor with an aspirated fan situated in optimal positions for highest accuracy possible.



DATE
LOG ENTRY
COST *
01/02/2013
El Gheko Neighborhood Weather Station launched using Cumulus software
$0.00
2013
During 2013 working closely with Arthur Voorpool (www.pickeringweather.ca) upgraded to a weatherbyyou.com template.
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10/2013
Upgraded to the Davis 6153 Vantage Pro2 weather station for better weather recording accuracy.
$600.00
06/05/2014
Upgraded to the Saratoga template as I could not get things I wanted to use to work with the weatherbyyou.com template (i.e. Fire Weather Index).
$0.00
06/10/2014
Added the Fire Weather Index from wilddata.org.nz.
$20.00 (donation)
06/12/2014
Added the NOAA weather radio routine.
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07/01/2014
Got the Advisories routine working. Currently four zones are included.
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07/21/2014
Added a test of the GRLevel 3 Radar. If it works out okay, it will be purchased.
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07/23/2014
Added more southern Arizona advisory zones to the Advisories routine bringing total advisory zones up to 11.
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07/28/2014
I removed the GRLevel 3 radar as it is a resource hog and there is no technical support available for it. No sense wasting time on it.
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07/30/2014
Added a "Weather Computer" that is used for conversions between the metric and English systems of measurement in weather. Thanks to Joe Torsitano, WeatherForYou.com LLC.
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08/05/2014
Finally got the "Today in Weather History" working properly. Thanks to Joe Torsitano, WeatherForYou.com LLC.
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08/07/2014
Upgraded "Today in Weather History" for a better display with dates bolded and events separated by a blank line.
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08/10/2014
Added AccuWeather pages to menu
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08/10/2014
Added additional cities to the Forecast selection page.
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08/14/2014
Added "Weather-Ready Nation" Ambassador logo and links to main page.
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08/14/2014
Added additional information to the web status page
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10/16/2014
Added additional information to the Fire Danger and created it as a new page.
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10/17/2014
Added a new long range forecast page
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10/20/2014
Added a Amazon Weather Store Front page
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11/05/2014
Created a "Kids Stuf" link which now has several links to sites dealing with weather pages geared to children.
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07/01/2016
Finally was able to resolve the issue dealing with the Arizona Forecasts not displaying. Long battle, but it is working okay again!
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07/021/2016
Added Heat Safety and Heat Index page under "Emergency Preparedness" link.
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            * Donations are freewill donations to the author offered for such things as technical support.

Website Owned and Maintained by:
Tom Wills
Certified Skywarn Trained Observer

President,
El Gheko Neighborhood Association
Tucson, Arizona