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Indiana Road Weather Information System
STATUS
Operational
AVAILABILITY
Web
REQUEST PROCEDURE
Contact Bill Cornett
Surface In-Situ Networks
Uses meteorological stations placed alongside the highway to monitor air and pavement temperatures to determine how winter conditions are impacting the roadway.
CONTACT
Bill Cornett
Indiana Department of Transporatation
Highway Conditions 100 N. Senate Ave. Room IGCN 901 Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 232-5506
wcornett@indot.IN.gov
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SPECIFICATIONS
Network NameIN RWIS
CollectiveMADIS
Facility TypeNetwork
PurposeForecasting
LocationIndiana
Number of Stations38
Map of Stationshttp://netservices.indot.in.gov/rwis/
Categorymeteorology
Parameters (Most)air temperature, relative humidity, wind speed, wind direction, wind gust, precipitation, dew point, surface temperature, subsurface temperature, some locations have cameras
Paramters (Limited)7 RWIS sites along Indiana Toll Road are operated and maintained by the company that leased the Toll Road. Surface sensor data at these sites is unreliable at this time. 3 RWIS sites are owned and operated by the City of Indianapolis
Archiveyes
Period of Record90-120 days varies according to temporal resolution
Temporal Resolution10 minute October 1 thru April 30, 1 hour May 1 thru September 30
Data Seasonrandom as updates occur
Data AvailabilityAs updates occur
Other PurposesSnow & ice
FixedYes
MobileNo
PortableNo
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REMARKS
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UPDATED ON
16 Mar 2010 10:57