Most likely a combination of things ...fuel and outside temps. LOL, set your mav alarm to something like 200 degrees and not 20*
With our Midwest weather i'd consider a ATC like a IQ because it makes the burn more efficient and you'll get more mileage out of a basket. You know how it is temps drop down 30 degrees at night so a auto pit stoker is just what the doctor ordered.
Mini WSM, Jumbo Joe mini WSM aka Jimmy w/ CB & Meat hanging ring, 22.5" kettle w/ CB, BBC (Bird Barrel Cooker) w/007 kit, Big Poppa UDS, gasser grill and Masterbuilt kettle grill.