Smart Lighting automations not working

For some reason my smart lighting automations stopped working today, has anybody else had this problem today?

The above link is helpful for explaining the goofy things that happen to your best plans for a smart home. Several incidents today. I noticed my pool pump running hours after it should have shut down.

Not bitter or angry, just disappointed.


Cloud-based systems are gonna have outages.

I read here about the complex automations some folks do. So far I’ve been sticking to smart switches controlling lighting and minimal automation. I use a number of scenes for convenience and trigger them via Alexa. I love that but don’t trust it for anything more.