First off, this Virtual Switch trick with IFTTT to set modes should be broadly publicized. Because it’s a HUGE lever for doing all sorts of things! Many thanks to @Steve28!!
But here’s my problem now: The Sunrise/Sunset App currently sets my daytime mode to Dark Weather, my default daytime mode. IFTTT seems to only send commands when the weather changes, it doesn’t constantly barrage with statuses. So in the morning, Dark Weather kicks off. And unless or until the weather changes and IFTTT tells ST about it, it will stay Dark Weather until Night.
Which is fine, you know, if it’s actually overcast or raining. But mostly, it’s sunny. Now, I could point the morning mode change to It’s a Lovely Day mode instead of Dark Weather mode, but that doesn’t get rid of the problem.
Any ideas? I feel like I’m always one more “IF x” away from solving my problem. If IFTTT allowed nested ifs, I could make it go “If time = NN:NN AND Weather = Clear, then…” but no.
I’m also playing with the Weather Tile, but it doesn’t have any outputs for some reason, and I can’t use it as a sensor.