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Condition Monitoring Report  
Station Number: MD-HR-23
Station Name: Norrisville 0.6 WSW
Report Date: 7/3/2022
Submitted: 7/03/2022 6:56 AM
Scale Bar: Moderately Dry
Temps were normal the last 7 days...Total Precip: 0.59" Rain...
Surface Soils have been dry and hard but are slightly damp from overnight shower...grass is browning out in spots and has Red Thread & Rust fungus. Many Plants and shrubs do not look good...some samples have been sent for analysis still waiting for results...Mowing cause large amounts of dust to become airborne...

Soil Temps were mainly steady and Soil Moisture fell...
**High Centibar Readings mean drier; 0 = Saturated Soil..120 or above = Severe Drought

**Current Soil Readings @ 7am:
Current Surface Soil Temp: 69F...Grass Temp: 68.2F..

 2 in. Depth: Soil Temp: 71F...Soil Moisture: 70 Centibars..
 6 in. Depth: Soil Temp: 74F...Soil Moisture: 57 Centibars..
24 in. Depth: Soil Temp: 72F...Soil Moisture: 38 Centibars.. 
36 in. Depth: Soil Temp: 66F...Soil Moisture: 27 Centibars..

Birds were active at the feeders and fountain...All Bluebird houses have Bluebirds. 3 Bog Turtles were seen...Hummingbirds have been seen more often this week....Honey Bee numbers have increased. Bumble Bees are still low in numbers so far this season...Trees, shrubs, wildlife are not doing well in general...

No farm activity this week.

Creek level and flow are below normal...
Categories: General Awareness
Plants & Wildlife
Water Supply & Quality