What is a weather model? How is a forecast generated? Why should I care? These are all valid questions.
As the weather gets warmer and the grass greener, it’s easy to forget that those of us who live in relatively flat or low-lying areas might still be at risk of extreme weather-related risks like flash floods.
Maintaining roads throughout the year involves a lot of time spent outdoors. And while a number of weather hazards may present themselves over the course of the year, lightning is often overlooked.
With spring in full flow and summer on the horizon, no doubt many are looking forward to glorious afternoons in the sun, likely with a beverage in hand, tasty food on the grill and yard games galore.
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.
The Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board’s (AHDB) WeatherHub, which aggregates and visualizes weather data, added ClearAg current and forecast weather information to its website, as well as via bespoke applications using third-party data dashboards, in July 2018.
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.
It’s late February and the heaviest snow storm of the season has just dumped a foot of snow in your area. Road maintenance crews have cleared much of the snow from public roads and your favorite TV meteorologist is forecasting abundant sunshine, albeit amidst frigid temperatures and brisk winds, for the next few days.
For thousands of years, the survival of farmers’ crops — and finances — have been inextricably linked to the weather.
In addition to the weather and pavement forecasts we provide via our maintenance decision support system – Iteris MDSS – we are proud to provide weekend weather briefing videos to customers around the country.