A partly cloudy, milder weather update for West Rockville Maryland for Tuesday September 12 2017

A partly cloudy, milder weather update for West Rockville Maryland for Tuesday September 12 2017

Tuesday started out a bit cloudy with a few sprinkles at my location (Trace) then became partly cloudy and warmer as the day wore on, with no sign of any precipitation from dying storm Irma. Temperatures warmed a bit on Tuesday, reaching the mid 70s with lows in the upper 50s. Dew points were in the 50s rising into the low 60s later in the day. Now at 0630 we have cloudy skies with temperatures in the mid 60s with dew points in the lower 60s. The Tuesday minimum temperature from the VP2 in the shelter on the ground below my balcony (58.6°) was recorded at 0620 while the maximum temperature (75.3°) was recorded at 1500. Dew point temps rose from yesterday, ranging from 53° up to 61°. Relative humidity values were a bit higher than yesterday (91% – 49%). Barometric values continued to drop from yesterday’s much higher values, ranging from 30.13″ at 0000 down to 29.94″ at 1838.

Remember now you can get the ground-based VP2 data on Weatherlink. You can access the data through http://www.weatherlink.com/user/walrusman444

We now have cloudy skies with temperatures in the mid 60s at 0630 Tuesday. The weakened remnant rains of Irma are hanging around in a very reduced intensity through Thursday, but bringing in more summer-like humid weather and accompanying showers. Wednesday and Thursday should have high temps in the upper 70s and lows in the lower 60s, with a 60 POP for rain on Wednesday and an 80 POP on Thursday.. On Friday temps should right to around 80° and lows in the low 60s with partly cloudy skies and only a 20 POP for rain. Saturday and Sunday look to be partly cloudy and warm with highs in the low 80s and lows in the low 60s and a 20 POP for rain.

On Weatherbug at 0630 the radar is showing light showers over much of the region, moving northward.

As of 0630 EDT, the data from the VP2 (coming from the ground radiation shield about 4 feet off the ground just under and out from the balcony), the Lakewood WXBug station and the USG VP2 station across the street are as follows :

Station Relative Location Temp RH DP BP Wind High/Low temp today
VP2 Ground 65.1 93 63 29.90F NA 75.3/58.6

There was a trace of rain in the gauge on Tuesday (cocorahs gauge – now located off the apartment property across the street from my initial two locations just off the inactive putting green – near the Montessori School playground. No sprinklers there at all on this county property).

August precipitation was 4.39″ (believe this is in error – I will have to research the numbers in the next few days)

September precipitation through midnight obs tonight is 2.44″.

Year-to-date (YTD) precipitation total is 33.74″

VP2 Across the street (USG) NA NA NA 29.94F NA NA/NA

There was no rain reported once again in the USG gauge on Monday. The USG VP2 stayed offline all day and is not providing me most data sets (save for barometric pressure readings) for some reason.

WX Bug Lakewood 4500 ft, 65 NA NA NA NA NA
140° from station 79/60 (Weatherbug 10 not working at the present time)

The Lakewood rain gauge reported no rain on Tuesday.

Temp from the VP2 at 2400 was 64.9 RH 78% BP 29.94F DP 57.9.

Good morning from the cloudy, dry for the moment and milder Walrus early on this Wednesday.

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