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According to the Alexa Big Sky skill...

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According to the Alexa Big Sky skill...
« on: July 23, 2017, 04:34:47 pm »
Rain in 45 minutes. I've set a Google Home timer  ;)

Re: According to the Alexa Big Sky skill...
« Reply #1 on: July 23, 2017, 05:19:33 pm »
No raindrops on my property in 45 minutes but the revised forecast gives it another 10 minutes.

Re: According to the Alexa Big Sky skill...
« Reply #2 on: July 23, 2017, 05:30:44 pm »
A for effort. Wind is blowing out of the North temperature has dropped but still no rain. I wondered how this app was going to be smarter than the weather forecasters ;)

Re: According to the Alexa Big Sky skill...
« Reply #3 on: July 24, 2017, 07:52:57 am »
Aside from the skill/app... We were taunted with rain in the North Dallas area yesterday as well... no joy. BUt there's hope for some precip tonight... we could use it for sure. Getting dry around here.
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2 Echo Dot 3rd gen, One with Clock
1 Echo Spot
Several Hue Lights with a single bridge
5 Fire Tablets (1 as a control panel in Kitchen)
One Ring Doorbell Pro
Also 4 cell phones with Alexa app installed!
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Re: According to the Alexa Big Sky skill...
« Reply #4 on: July 24, 2017, 09:17:30 am »
I am 60 miles due east of Dallas.  I thought for sure it was going to rain  :-\  Got dark, windy, big drop in temperature.  Then it just skirted off to the NW :( 

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Re: According to the Alexa Big Sky skill...
« Reply #5 on: July 25, 2017, 07:06:35 am »
All hell broke loose in Sachse. It was a monsoon at my house.

Winds must have been 60mph.

Re: According to the Alexa Big Sky skill...
« Reply #6 on: July 25, 2017, 07:45:06 am »
I guess a lot of us live in Texas huh?  :D

The odds are pretty good there are more of us... Some hiding in the shadows still... I'm right south of Sachse in Garland... All we got was winds... Last night was bust as well... no water from the skies. Although it appears to have rained on the other side of my back fence last night (Neighbors actually turned on their sprinkler system for the first time in 3 years...)
When I water my yard I have to over-water to keep the neighbors' yards from leaching the water out of my yard completely... Damn poachers!
My Alexa environment includes :
1 Full Sized Echo
3 Echo Dots 2nd gen
2 Echo Dot 3rd gen, One with Clock
1 Echo Spot
Several Hue Lights with a single bridge
5 Fire Tablets (1 as a control panel in Kitchen)
One Ring Doorbell Pro
Also 4 cell phones with Alexa app installed!
You should see My Apple Device List!

Re: According to the Alexa Big Sky skill...
« Reply #7 on: July 25, 2017, 01:25:27 pm »
All hell broke loose in Sachse. It was a monsoon at my house.

Winds must have been 60mph.

My kind of day (or night, especially night!)....just as long as no one gets hurt!