[wxqc] Possible culprit alt errors

Gerry Creager gerry.creager at tamu.edu
Sat Dec 27 09:58:07 CST 2008


Still, it looks a little flakey.  I'm going to pull some data and look.

I'll touch base w/ MADIS if there's something to this and will alert 
them to the discontinuity in naming.

gerry

Philip Gladstone wrote:
> However, if you click on the '5 data sources' link, you will see that 
> the 'metartable' entry is the one that is a long way away. This is the 
> location that MADIS uses for comparisons. I suspect that it will be 
> affecting the analysis in NY but not in SC.
> 
> I'll try and get it fixed....
> 
> Philip
> 
> MemphisWeather.Net wrote:
>> The strange thing about this one is that it is a METAR station - KBNL is
>> indeed Barnwell, SC, so it appears to be plotted correctly on the 
>> map.  The
>> data sure looks like it is coming from a different station though.
>>
>> --Erik
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: wxqc-bounces at lists.gladstonefamily.net
>> [mailto:wxqc-bounces at lists.gladstonefamily.net] On Behalf Of Jim Crumly
>> Sent: Saturday, December 27, 2008 7:52 AM
>> To: 'Discussion of weather data quality issues'
>> Subject: Re: [wxqc] Possible culprit alt errors
>>
>> Sam
>> If you notice the location is wrong by 686.1 miles
>> I have the same problem with a station in my area CW0310 He has been 
>> showing
>> either the wrong elevation or wrong Latitude or longitude since July.
>> If the location is wrong it will throw off all the readings on there QA.
>> Jim
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: wxqc-bounces at lists.gladstonefamily.net
>> [mailto:wxqc-bounces at lists.gladstonefamily.net] On Behalf Of Sam Drinkard
>> Sent: Saturday, December 27, 2008 5:40 AM
>> To: Discussion of data quality issues
>> Subject: [wxqc] Possible culprit alt errors
>>
>> Discovered this station this morning, and with the kind of data it is 
>> reporting, no wonder stuff on my station is out of whack if this one 
>> is used in the comparison...  take a peek...
>>
>> http://weather.gladstonefamily.net/site/KBNL
>>
>> Sam
>>
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