Station Information

ID & Location

Weather Station ID: KTXHOUST233
Station Name: Woods of Wimbledon
Lat./Lon. N 29° 59′ 47”, W 95° 31′ 5”
Elevation: 124′-0″ (above sea level)
City: Houston
State: TX

Hardware: Ambient Weather WS-2000

Weather Station Sitting

Front View
From the Front of the house you can hardly see the the WS-2000 Multi Sensor Array called the “Osprey”. The WS-2000 is a re-branded version produced by Fine Offset in China.
Ambient Weather Ospray
Finding a mounting location can be a real challenge for a WX-Guru in a suburban environment.  Here are some example of what consideration where taken into account.
WS-2902-Array
A quick look at the Multi Sensor Array to see what is what
WS-2000
From the Back you can see how I installed the multi sensor.
WS-2000 Custom Modification
The unit requires 2-AA batteries to supplement the built in solar panel that charges a super capacitor. Here is my Custom Modification to make accessing those batteries less risk than climbing atop a roof
Moving the thermometer and hydrometer off the roof for a accurate reading.
Moving the thermometer and hydrometer off the roof for a accurate reading.
Ambient Weather WS-2000
A look inside how I custom mounted the WS-2000 Tablet Display
D-Link DSC-900
Sending images to Weather Underground using my old web camera. Images are transmitted via FTP every 1 minute