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By: opalmirror, 8:49 PM GMT on December 15, 2016
In addition to ice fouling the wind speed, direction and rainfall sensors, now the power is out and the Internet cable is disconnected and laying in the back yard. The ice storm is pretty but roads have trees hanging down into them or shattered remains lying in them and power lines are down all over the city. It may take days to restore all the services.
By: opalmirror, 1:24 AM GMT on December 15, 2016
'Tis the season. Today icicles grew in 31F air temperature and steady drizzle, to the point where the station's wind speed and direction sensor are obstructed by 4-inch icicles and frozen in place. Also, the precipitation cup was obstructed by ice about noon, filled up and frozen into a miniature skating rink. NWS says we're in for extended sub-freezing days, so that means no measurement of precipitation and wind until it thaws out.
By: opalmirror, 1:36 AM GMT on March 03, 2016
Hoorah! The station is moved to the Monta Vista subdivision near 28th Avenue and Garfield, halfway up Eugene's South Hills. I have abandoned the old KOREUGEN59 site since its location could not be updated. MADIS is also reporting this station as AT272, and on CWOP it is KN1X.
By: opalmirror, 6:09 PM GMT on February 18, 2016
The weather station is down currently. It will resume reporting from its new location (already picked out) in a few days or weeks.
By: opalmirror, 9:00 PM GMT on December 17, 2015
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