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NMP Overview Infographic
A high-level view of the
National Mesonet Program
The National Mesonet Program is comprised of more than 40 partners:
- Private companies
- State mesonets
- Academic research organizations
NMP Network of Networks
The National Mesonet’s 35,000 stations/platforms include:
- Aircraft data
- Boundary layer observations
- Nationwide surface data
National Mesonet data is used for:
- Numerical weather prediction (NWP) — particularly high-resolution regional
- Weather Forecast Office (WFO) short-term forecast modifications
- Situational awareness
- Post-event analysis
- National Mesonet Data is licensed with limited rights
NMP Partner Media
Video and other media produced by NMP partners.
South Alabama Mesonet Video
Learn how the South Alabama Mesonet at the University of South Alabama serves the community.
Mesonet Data and Firefighting
Charlie Starbuck, Slapout Fire Chief, describes how he uses Mesonet data in fire situations.
Meteorologist Kaitlin Frost
Recent OU graduate Kaitlin Frost and the Oklahoma Mesonet.
Mesonet and Public Safety
Albert Ashwood on the significance of the Oklahoma Mesonet to the public safety community.
The NWS and the Mesonet
Rick Smith on the partnership between NWS and the Mesonet.
Mesonet and Osage County Agriculture
Osage County producer Eddie Fields on the value of mesonet data to agriculture.
Mesonet Cattle Comfort Index
Cattle rancher Earl Shero on the value of the Mesonet Cattle Comfort Index in Eastern Oklahoma.
Mesonet in Murray County
Murray County producer Chuck Coffee on the value of Mesonet weather information.
Mesonet Landscaping Pass
A typical landscaping maintenance pass occurs multiple times per year at each Oklahoma Mesonet site.