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    • Managed to get down to 70.
    • Ain't too bad out. 67.6F at 5:15am Looking forward to some storms tomorrow after a scorching day.....
    • A bit balmy tonight, still 77 at DTW and 75 at DET which actually rose a degree this last hour.
    • Gaithersburg Maryland VP2 backyard weather station report for Saturday, July 23, 2016   Saturday was another partly sunny, even hotter and humid day (highs in the upper mid 90s - lows in the early AM in the lower mid 70s). Dew points ranged in the uncomfortable low to upper 70s unfortunately. There was an early evening small thunderstorm coming out of PA and going through Frederick County (the county to the north of my county - Montgomery) but as it headed into Montgomery County it just dried up and totally fizzled out. All I got out of it was a few clouds and a small drop in the temps - still staying in the 90s however) Temperatures early this Sunday morning have unfortunately been the same as yesterday, only dropping into the mid 70s at 4:00 AM, and will probably lower no more than the mid 70s before sunrise in a few hours. Sunny and hot on Sunday and Monday with highs in the mid 90s on Sunday and upper 90s on Monday, lows in the mid 70s both nights. There is a 30 POP for showers/storms on both Monday and Tuesday (during the day and evening). On Tuesday skies will be partly sunny with highs in the mid 90s and sunny on Wednesday with highs in the mid 90s. Partly to mostly cloudy with lows in the mid 70s Tuesday and Wednesday night. Partly cloudy and hot on Thursday with a 30 POP for showers/storms during the day and in the evening, highs in the mid 90s, lows in the mid 70s and on Friday and Saturday partly cloudy with highs around 90° both days and a 40 POP for showers/storms, lows in the low 70s Friday night. The weather underground link to my station data is:
      http://www.wunderground.com/personal-weather-station/dashboard?ID=K...
      My CWOP link (CWOP ID DW4566 - one web address to see my real-time data there is:
      http://www.findu.com/cgi-bin/wxpage.cgi?call=DW4566&last=24&...)
      My data can also be found at: http://www.weatherlink.com/user/walrusman Saturday precipitation: 0
      July total precipitation: 2.83"
      2016 YTD precipitation: 25.20" Other data for Saturday as follows:
      High temp 96.9° (1639)
      Low temp 73.8° (0634)
      Obs temp 79.8°
      Peak wind gust 9 WSW (1211)
      Relative Humidity ranged from a max of 91% (0648) to a low of 50% (1632)
      Dew point temperatures ranged from 79° to 71°
      Barometric pressure values ranged from 29.99" (1047) to 29.87" (1810) At midnight obs - PCldy, temperature 79.8°, Winds Calm, Pressure at 29.95" and rising, relative humidity 86%, dew point of 75°. Current observations at 0434 EDT - PCldy, temperature 74.4° (RS - 77.0°), winds Calm, barometric pressure at 29.97" and steady, relative humidity 92%, dew point 72°. Radar is showing Midwest rain over parts of the states of MN, WI, MI and IN at this time. Area slowly heading in an apparent easterly direction.

      Sunrise: 0603 (EDT) Sunset 2028 (EDT) Moonphase: Waning Gibbous Kevin the walrus of Gaithersburg signing off early on this Sunday morning.
    • No way we get tropical storm force winds or 5-10 inches of rain. If we get 5 inches of rain, significant flooding will happen, 10 inches of rain, underwater. We might get half an inch.
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