From the ABC 7 Weather team

Rainfall totals and wind gusts across the region from Irene

August 28, 2011 - 09:27 AM
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How much rain did your area receive? What were your maximum wind gusts? Find out here.

As shown in the radar estimated precipitation there was a huge difference in rainfall totals from west to east. It was estimated that there were numerous area of 3 inches of rainfall or more along and east of I-95. We actually found this radar estimation to be below a lot of the reports we have from WeatherBug and from the public information statement from the National Weather Service. Here are some area rainfall totals.

Annapolis, MD: 7.56"

Frederick, MD: 6.78"

Upper Marlboro, MD: 6.53"

Columbia, MD: 6.13"

Bowie, MD: 5.92"

Washington, D.C. (Childrens Hospital): 5.66"

Alexandria, VA: 4.69"

Arlington, VA: 3.68"

I personally really thought the winds were the worst after midnight mainly around 2am to 3am as the eye wall passed just to the east of Ocean City, MD. Here are some of the areas top wind gusts through the event.

Chesapeake Beach, MD: 72 m.p.h.

Calvert Cliffs, MD: 72 m.p.h.

Gaithersburg, MD (On top of a building): 72 m.p.h.

Solomons, MD: 68 m.p.h.

Dahlgren, VA: 67 m.p.h.

North Beach, MD: 64 m.p.h.

Patuxent River, MD: 64 m.p.h. (Also had over 8 inches of rain)

Reagan National Airport: 60 m.p.h.

Quantico, VA: 60 m.p.h.

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