A sunny, cold AM, then increasing clouds early PM, then snowy late afternoon/early evening with drizzle, sleet, and rain mixed in update for West Rockville Maryland on Saturday, February 17 2018

A sunny, cold AM, then increasing clouds early PM, then snowy late afternoon/early evening with drizzle, sleet, and rain mixed in update for West Rockville Maryland on Saturday, February 17 2018

Saturday AM was sunny and seasonably cold but then classically progressive increasing clouds took over in the afternoon, lowering and thickening as our small snowstorm moved in by late afternoon and the early evening. Temps were around freezing in the early AM then rose into the low 40s by midday, then slid on off through most of the 30s the rest of the day. Snow (2.3″) fell between about 4 and 8 PM (approx), with mixed precip interspersed and before…

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A cloudy, gradually colder day with early AM showers/warm temps update for West Rockville Maryland on Friday, February 16 2018

A cloudy, gradually colder day with early AM showers/warm temps update for West Rockville Maryland on Friday, February 16 2018

Friday was a cloudy day, quite mild in the early AM with a brief somewhat intense shower about 0330 that had a max rain rate of 3.95″/hour. The last bit of rain fell around 0545. The rest of the day was cloudy, dry and gradually colder with clearing in the evening. Temperatures started out in the mid 60s right at midnight, then fell into the upper 50s by mid AM then a slight rise to a PM max of 61°…

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A partly cloudy very warm day with late night showers update for West Rockville Maryland on Thursday, February 15 2018 and a brief update for Valentine’s Day, February 14 2018

A partly cloudy very warm day with late night showers update for West Rockville Maryland on Thursday, February 15 2018 and a brief update for Valentine’s Day, February 14 2018

I had a bad experience late Valentine’s Day Wednesday that I don’t really want to get into, but it precluded me posting my weather for Wednesday. I will summarize the day’s stats below and here in a several sentences. It was a partly cloudy day, milder day with a light PM shower (.02″). Temperatures rose to around the 50° mark by the late evening, with lows around the freezing mark for one more day in the early AM hours .The…

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A partly cloudy (clear AM, cloudy PM) colder update for West Rockville Maryland on Fat Tuesday, February 13 2018

A partly cloudy (clear AM, cloudy PM) colder update for West Rockville Maryland on Fat Tuesday, February 13 2018

Tuesday featured a transitional day, but in reverse order from Monday, with clear skies in the AM and cloudy skies in the PM with even a light shower (T) in the mid-afternoon that fell as a bit of snow in other locations in the region, along with some other frozen types of precipitation. Temperatures remained seasonably cold all day. Temperatures fell to 30° in the AM up to the low 40s in the mid-afternoon. The Tuesday maximum temperature from the…

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A partly cloudy (clouds AM, clear PM) gradually cooler update for West Rockville Maryland on Monday, February 12 2018

A partly cloudy (clouds AM, clear PM) gradually cooler update for West Rockville Maryland on Monday, February 12 2018

Monday featured a transitional day, with clouds and even a light shower (.02″) in the AM that lifted by midday and gave us a clear PM, with gradually falling temps from very mild in the very early AM down to more seasonable levels by late evening. Temperatures fell from the low 60s at midnight down to the mid 30s 24 hours later. The Monday maximum temperature from the VP2 (62.6°) was recorded at 0000 while the minimum temperature (34.6°) was…

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A cloudy ,rainy, warmer update for West Rockville Maryland on Sunday, February 11 2018

A cloudy ,rainy, warmer update for West Rockville Maryland on Sunday, February 11 2018

Sunday featured more clouds and steady light rain, mostly in the morning with considerable early morning fog, then warmer temps well into the 60s in the afternoon. Dew point temps and air temps were one in the same for a good part of the day. More convective type clouds in the afternoon sky were evident. Temperatures rose up to the mid 60s by early afternoon into the early evenng, after a mild night well above the freezing mark in the…

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A cloudy, rainy, milder update for West Rockville Maryland on Saturday, February 10 2018

A cloudy, rainy, milder update for West Rockville Maryland on Saturday, February 10 2018

Saturday featured clouds and steady light rain from late morning through the rest of the day. Temperatures rose up to the mid 40s by late evening, after a mild night above the freezing mark in the mid 30s in the early AM. The Saturday maximum temperature from the VP2 (45.9°) was recorded at 2332 while the minimum temperature (36.8°) was recorded at 0333. Dew point temperatures rose today, ranging from a low of 33° very early at 0106 up to…

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A mostly cloudy (high cloud types) ,milder update for West Rockville Maryland on Friday, February 9 2018

A mostly cloudy (high cloud types) ,milder update for West Rockville Maryland on Friday, February 9 2018

Friday featured a high cloud overcast most of the day, with some light drizzle in the early evening (T) and milder. Temperatures rose up to the lower mid 40s by mid-late afternoon, after one more seasonably cold night in the mid 20s in the early AM. The Friday maximum temperature from the VP2 (43.9°) was recorded at 1626 while the minimum temperature (24.6°) was recorded at 0105. Dew point temperatures rose today, ranging from a low of 20° very early…

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A mostly sunny , cold update for West Rockville Maryland on Thursday, February 8 2018

A mostly sunny , cold update for West Rockville Maryland on Thursday, February 8 2018

Thursday was sunny, cold and dry. Temps edged just above the freezing mark during a few short hours in the mid-late afternoon before returning down into the 20s in the mid-late evening and during the overnight, though there was some minor warming in the early morning hours here on Friday. The Thursday maximum temperature from the VP2 (32.8°) was recorded at 1635 while the minimum temperature (22.8°) was recorded at 0741. Dew point temperatures lowered today, ranging from a high…

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A cloudy , wet, cold update for West Rockville Maryland on Wednesday, February 7 2018

A cloudy , wet, cold update for West Rockville Maryland on Wednesday, February 7 2018

Wednesday was cloudy, cold and rainy (0.50″) most of the day, with some freezing as temps hung right under and at the freezing mark much of the day. But icing of roads and sidewalks didn’t seem to be that much of a problem in my neighborhood, but in areas further north icing was a big problem and cancellations and delays of most school systems in the region were definitely in evidence. Today’s featured image shows a mostly wet parking lot…

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