About This Station
The station is powered by an Ambient Weather WS-1090 Wireless weather station. The data is collected every 5 seconds and the site is updated once per minute. Rapid Fire updates are enabled for this station and the information is updated live every 10 seconds on this website and on our Weatherunderground site (KWVCHARL10) This site and its data is collected using Weather Display Software. The station is comprised of an anemometer, a rain gauge and a thermo-hydro sensor situated in optimal positions for highest accuracy possible.
About Charles Town
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Charles Town, West Virginia is a city in Jefferson County, WV. The population was 2.907 at the 2000 census. Due to its similar name, travelers have sometimes confused this city with the state's capital, Charleston. Charles Town is the county seat of Jefferson County. Charles Washington, the founder of Charles Town, was born in Hunting Creek, now Fairfax County, Virginia on May 2, 1738. He was the youngest full brother of George Washington. HE came to present Jefferson County between April and October 1780. The home of Charles Washington, Happy Retreat, was erected in 1780. In 1786, on 80 acres of his adjoining land, Charles laid out the streets of Charles Town, naming many of them after his brothers and one after his wife, Mildred. He donated the four corner lots at the intersection of George and Washington Streets for public buildings of the town and county, provided the town become the seat of the county separated from Berkely County.
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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.