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Florida Road Weather Information System
STATUS
Operational
Surface In-Situ Networks
A system that provides timely and useful early warning weather information to travelers, transportation managers, law enforcement, and emergency managers in order to ensure safe transportation in both normal and evacuation conditions for residents, visitors, and commerce.
CONTACT
Florida Department of Transportation
605 Suwannee Street Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0450
850-414-4100
http://www.dot.state.fl.us/PublicInformationOffice/moreDOT/phone.shtm
SPECIFICATIONS
Network NameFL RWIS
CollectiveMADIS
Facility TypeNetwork
PurposeResearch
LocationFlorida
Number of Stations30
Map of Stations
Categorymeteorology
Parameters (Most)air temperature, relative humidity, wind speed, wind direction, wind gust, rainfall, barometric pressure, atmospheric pressure, visibility
Paramters (Limited)
Archive
Period of Record
Temporal Resolution5 minute
Data SeasonConstant
Data Availability
Other PurposesTraffic safety
FixedYes
MobileNo
PortableYes
REFERENCES
FDOT Contract #BD-160, RWIS Research Project - Phase I Final Report, June 2004
REMARKS
RWIS also known as ESS (Environmental Sensor Stations)
UPDATED ON
9 Oct 2009 09:26