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West Texas Mesonet

138 mesonet stations (10-meter tall)
4 vertically pointing platforms (3 SODAR and 1 LIDAR)
NOAA/NWS primary data distribution

Texas Tech University

In operation since 2000, West Texas Mesonet stations located on ranchland, fields and airports in 71 counties covering West Texas, New Mexico and Colorado help operational meteorology, agriculture, research, wind energy and media. Real-time data is released from all stations every five minutes. Six additional boundary layer SODAR units are located in New Mexico and West Texas measuring wind data from near surface up to 1100 feet above ground level every 10 minutes.

Article: 20th Anniversary of the First West Texas Mesonet Installation