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Collins Introduces Bill to Help Farmers Prepare for Drought, Strengthen Federal Partnership with UGA Weather Network

Washington, D.C. — Today, Representative Mike Collins (R-Ga.), Chairman of the House Science, Space, and Technology Subcommittee on Research and Technology, introduced the Weather Information for Agriculture Act, legislation to strengthen America’s national drought and soil moisture monitoring systems. Collins is joined by Environment Subcommittee Chairman Max Miller (R-Ohio) and Representative Jim Baird (R-Ind.) as original cosponsors.

New York State Mesonet Celebrates Five Years of Operations

The New York State Mesonet, the nation’s most advanced and largest early warning weather detection network, is celebrating five years of operations this month.

Texas Tech Welcomes Milestone 150th Mesonet Station

Just two years ago, the WTM installed station 135. Another milestone is reached in the quest to provide researchers, forecasters and individuals in the agriculture industry the most complete weather data.

20th Anniversary of the First West Texas Mesonet Installation

The mesonet towers provide important weather information to West Texas and the South Plains.

KBR Helps to Ensure a Weather-Ready Nation through $128M NOAA Contract

KBR and its public and private partners will supply local weather data from more than 50,000 surface-based, mobile and aircraft-based weather observation platforms in the U.S. and globally to the National Mesonet Program — a central clearinghouse for non-federal weather data.

NMP Partner FLYHT Provides Free Data During COVID-19 National Emergency

NMP Partner FLYHT is providing meteorological organizations a temporary, free license to utilize TAMDAR data during the coronavirus emergency.

NMP at AMS100

The National Mesonet Program and NMP Partner members attend the 100th Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society in Boston, MA, January 12-16.

NWS Uses UMass CASA Mesonet Data to Support Extreme Weather Response

NMP Partner University of Massachusetts’ Center for Collaborative Adaptive Sensing of the Atmosphere (CASA) radar data used by the City of Fort Worth and NWS during the 2019 storm season.

The 3D Mesonet Concept

The deployment of small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to collect routine in situ vertical profiles of the thermodynamic and kinematic state of the atmosphere in conjunction with other weather observations could significantly improve weather forecasting skill and resolution …

Integration of CoCoRaHS Observations into West Gulf River Forecast Center Operations

The NWS West Gulf River Forecast Center (WGRFC), in cooperation with numerous federal, state, and local government entities, uses the latest science and technology to provide timely and accurate river forecasts for most of the river drainages in Texas in an effort to protect life and property …

120th West Texas Mesonet Station

Texas Tech University’s National Wind Institute (NWI) revealed its 120th West Texas Mesonet station today (Dec. 18) during a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The station is located …

UGA Weather Network Provides Vital Data to National Weather Service

The University of Georgia’s 86 weather stations record data 24 hours a day, seven days a week across Georgia. Farmers use this data to help them determine when to plant and treat their crops. During Hurricane Michael, the system helped the National Weather Service to track the storm and save lives …

New Missouri Mesonet Data Moves Ag Policy

Missouri Mesonet: additional stations and the temperature inversion potential tool inform pesticide schedules

Montana Climate Assessment

Read the Montana Climate Assessment (MCA) report.

Mesonets in the U.S.

Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society publication discussing mesonets in the U.S. — Mesonets: Mesoscale Weather and Climate Observations for the United States

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