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Offline Glenn

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Weather Underground Goldstars
« on: August 23, 2017, 08:15:39 AM »
I noticed the Goldstar icon wasn't on my station yesterday afternoon. I did a little digging and found an older post on WU regarding some insight into how they rate stations.

I can't figure out why my station would drop off the list. The only variance I see is temperature. Mine is actually slightly lower than surrounding stations due to being higher in elevation and in a valley area. Furthermore, it's in the shade most of the day. So thankfully, I'm not seeing a lot of sun related temperature spikes.
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Offline ValentineWeather

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Re: Weather Underground Goldstars
« Reply #1 on: August 23, 2017, 08:58:22 AM »
Hate to be critical but because it's in the shade most of day you are reading abnormally low. Best place for station is sun exposure all day.
I fail here also with morning shade and last hour of sunset something I have no control over because of neighbors trees.
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Re: Weather Underground Goldstars
« Reply #2 on: August 23, 2017, 10:22:57 AM »
The irony is the temp there is usually a few degrees cooler vs "in town". Guess it's a local anomaly. It is a bit strange that it had the Goldstar...then it went away.
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Re: Weather Underground Goldstars
« Reply #4 on: August 23, 2017, 10:35:20 AM »
Thanks for the link! I can't believe I missed the WU forum here.  :oops:
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