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Tempest Lightning Detector

WeatherFlow Tempest has a lightning detector. Since station arrived, Station Master has not been able to check whether the detector actually works. But today, there was a thunderstorm in Turku at the time Station master was there, too. Quick check showed that the lightnings were detected in Nauvo. Some settings regarding lightning reporting were off,...

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Weatherflow Tempest Issues

Weather Station Nagu currently relies on three different set of sensors: Weatherflow Tempest, Davis Vantage Pro and Ruuvitag. A while ago, Tempest’s humidity and rain sensors stopped working, but luckily this did not cause any issues, because those measurements shown on WS page are not from Tempest. However, faulty Tempest will be replaced with a...

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Flightradar24 Stats Update

Almost a year ago, Flightradar24 stats of aircraft detected within 400 km radius from Nagu showed the substantial drop of air traffic. Pre-COVID-19 daily figure was about 750 aircraft a day, and in April 2020 the figure was a bit over 200 (https://rosti.fi/saa/flightradar24-statistics-2/). Some recovery has happened. For quite a long time now, the figure...

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