KFLCOCOA25 NOTES AND STATUS

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STATION NOTES:


2014-04-02: STATION BACK ONLINE 4-2-2014, 13:40 EDT. NOTES: STATION WAS LOWERED TO INSPECT AT 13:00 EDT. IGNORE ALL DATA FROM 13:00 TO 13:40. FOUND NO FOD BLOCKING RAIN CUP OPENING, BUT DID FIND MULTIPLE SEEDS INSIDE THE RAIN GAUGE, AND MULTIPLE SEEDS BUILT UP ON THE TIP CUP (SEE PHOTOS BELOW). CLEANED UNIT AND INSTALLED BIRD SPIKES OVER RAIN CUP.


2014-03-31: BIRD SPIKES RECEIVED VIA MAIL. HOPING TO LOWER AND INSPECT RAIN GAUGE, AND INSTALL BIRD SPIKES BY 4-2. CONSIDER ALL RAIN DATA TO BE INVALID FOR THIS STATION UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

2014-03-29: THIS STATION DID NOT ACCURATELY RECORD RAIN ON THIS DATE, ASSUMING ANOTHER RAIN GAUGE OBSTRUCTION LIKE 3-7 EVENT. HOPING TO CORRECT BY 4-2.

2014-03-22: AGAIN NOTICED NO RAINFALL RECORDED DURING 3-17 AND 3-18 RAIN EVENTS. ORDERED BIRD SPIKES FOR STATION. WILL LOWER STATION AND INSTALL SPIKES UPON ARRIVAL.

2014-03-07: NOTICED NO RAIN DATA RECORDED FOR 3-5. INSPECTED STATION AND FOUND AND REMOVED LARGE SEED IN RAIN COLLECTOR, PRESUMABLY DROPPED INTO COLLECTOR BY A BIRD. STATION IS NOT ACCESSIBLE TO SQUIRRELS.

2014-03-01: STATION STATUS LOGGING STARTED.

2014-01-03: NEW STATION INSTALLED.