About The StationThe Halethorpe Weather-Watch webpage is updated from recent data collected by a Davis Instruments Wireless Vantage Pro2 Plus weather station. Additional data is collected by a LabJack, data aquisition and control device, with lighting counter, and temperature sensors. The data is graphed at two minute intervals, however the is data recorded every minute and displayed on alternating minutes. The weather data is processed, weather maps and metars downloaded, files organized and uploaded - all by Weather Display software. A D-Link model DCS-930L wireless internet camera provides video feed that is used for the snapshots, the last hour video, and the all day video on the Weather Cam web page.
About The Location
The weather station is located at 76o41'49.47" West & 39o14' 12.03" North at an altitude of 86 feet above sea level. Halethorpe, Maryland (USA), postal zipcode 21227, is in Baltimore County. Located southwest of Baltimore City, near the intersection of I-95 and I-195. It is east of being inline with runway 15R (5000 feet, commuter & smaller aircraft) of Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI) which is about 5 miles to the south.
Historical information about Halethorpe and the surrounding area can be found on the Baltimore County Public Library website.
The weather data collected by this station is uploaded to the Citizen Weather Observation Program (CWOP) at 10 minute intervals. This data is forwarded to the Meteorological Assimilation Data Ingestion System (MADIS) which collects data and provided data quality feedback. The data quality report and location confirmation is made available at CWOP Information for CW1550 in Halethorpe, MD US, and is updated daily. The data is also directly uploaded to Weather Underground, Weathercloud, WindAlert, WeatherForYou and AnythingWeather. Also providing hourly tweets.
Who has been visiting Halethorpe Weather-Watch recently? Visitor data for the 10 years on Comcast.
The hardware and software that are being used to collect data and create this website.
This site is a template design by CarterLake.org with PHP conversion by Saratoga-Weather.org.
Special thanks go to Kevin Reed at TNET Weather for his work on the original Carterlake templates, and his design for the common website PHP management.
Special thanks to Mike Challis of Long Beach WA for his wind-rose generator, Theme Switcher and CSS styling help with these templates.
Special thanks go to Ken True of Saratoga-Weather.org for the AJAX conditions display, dashboard and integration of the TNET Weather common PHP site design for this site.
Template is originally based on Designs by Haran.