I had written this off to the weird delays in schedule runs and updates we’ve seen over the last couple of days - but i was expecting a watering event earlier this morning that had shown as scheduled, but then didn’t occur. The app and web seem to think it did.
It’s nearly 100 here this week, and i’m concerned about this.
Hi Cliff, I was looking at your moisture graphs and I see where the confusion is. What you are seeing now on the graph is a prediction. Your schedule was supposed to run this morning, but seeing your weather station is reporting 100% precipitation, the schedule was delayed. So now, your watering day has been pushed out until the soil saturation goes below your MAD. You should see your moisture graph get updated tomorrow after it accounts for the rain you are going to get today. See this article for more info on how the MAD principle works!
But the watering history shows that zone didn’t even run.
Are you saying that when the graph was generated Iro planned on running, but when it updated the plan it decided not to, and thus the graph (and moisture level)will be updated to account for the change?
@obmd1, If you are watching throughout the day, look at the Crop ET. It will change as weather conditions change (temp, wind, etc). So that in turn will make your MAD change – so in some cases it has nothing to do with the predicted precip amount changing. I don’t know how often the moisture level chart is updated, but it does happen throughout the day.
I just don’t like how the data is presented now - the inclusion of a watering record on that report when a watering doesn’t take place, even if it is corrected/updated the next day - leaves me with the impression that something in the system failed.
Normally you will sometimes see this behavior if the forecast is slightly off what we determine one hour before the flex schedule will run. Unfortunately this morning some controllers (Gen 2 only) would not have run their flex schedules due to a connectivity issue from this morning.
Any flex daily schedules that were scheduled to run today (and soil moisture was depleted) will run tomorrow.
If you’d like to run a schedule today, you can either add zones to the remote and run manually, or build a schedule with your zones, disable it, and then just run the schedule manually.
Sorry if this has caused any issues, the connectivity problem we experienced will be monitored properly to prevent this in the future.