Each year public entities, from the smallest municipal governments to the largest departments of transportation, are under intense scrutiny over how they allocate budget to maintain roads throughout the winter season.
As the cooler temperatures of fall start to overtake the summer heat, the forecasters at Iteris are busily preparing for the upcoming snow and ice season, commonly referred to as winter.
Millions of international and domestic tourists descend upon cities and counties throughout the United States each year, from visiting historic landmarks and natural wonders to taking a quick city break or a ski trip.
With the abundance of smartphones in today’s society and technology advancing on a seemingly daily basis, gone are the days of having to read the newspaper or watch the evening news to get information on the weather.
Tornadoes are one of the most fear-inducing types of weather in the United States, with some of the most dramatic weather images and video capturing the undoubted destruction they cause.
For many of us, the arrival of June signals the beginning of the summer season, and a return to warm weather and outdoor activities. But for those living along the Eastern Seaboard and the Gulf Coast, the arrival of June has more ominous undertones as it signals the onset of hurricane season.
What is a weather model? How is a forecast generated? Why should I care? These are all valid questions.
Like our many city, state and municipal agency partners throughout the U.S., we are committed to helping improve the safety, efficiency and sustainability of our transportation networks through the development of innovative roadway management solutions.
DTN is proud to partner with CropMetrics as it launches its Virtual Predictor technology, which allows growers to create custom irrigation plans that forecast irrigation requirements for the week ahead, using environmental intelligence from DTN ClearAg.
With 75% of the US population suffering below-freezing temperatures this week, and no less than 3,480 domestic flights being cancelled, road maintenance teams might feel like they’re playing whack-a-mole with Mother Nature as they rush to salt or brine roads on routes that have been worst impacted by the extreme weather.