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Page Improvements – Summary and Records

Friday, November 12th, 2010 9:15am CST

An update has been made to the temperature, rainfall, and wind summary pages with the addition of historical graphs. Additionally, the records page for temperature, rainfall, wind, and snow has been updated with data for barometric pressure and snowfall.

Station Anemometer Relocated

Friday, November 5th, 2010 1:47pm CDT

PlanoWeather.com AnemometerThe PlanoWeather.com anemometer has been relocated to a location ideal for recording accurate wind measurements. The previous sitting was at a height of 12 feet and was impacted by obstructions common to a suburban location.

Upon relocation, we immediately began seeing accurate wind readings. You can see in the below graph that average wind speeds more than doubled and wind direction has stabilized.Wind Reading Graph

The new installation location was achieved with the addition of a solar powered wireless transmitter and mounting pole.

PlanoWeather.com will continue to make improvements whenever or wherever possible to ensure the most accurate recording and reporting of weather data.

Stay tuned!