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Iowa Road Weather Information System
STATUS
Operational
AVAILABILITY
Web
Surface In-Situ Networks
Roadside weather and pavement condition observation stations
CONTACT
Tina Greenfield
Iowa Department of Transportation
800 Lincoln Way Ames, IA 50010
515-233-7746
Tina.Greenfield@dot.iowa.gov
http://www.iowadot.gov/
SPECIFICATIONS
Network NameIA RWIS
CollectiveMesoWest/MADIS/Clarus/Iowa Environmental Mesonet
Facility TypeNetwork
PurposeResearch
LocationIowa
Number of Stations62
Map of Stationshttp://www.dotweatherview.com/
Categorymeteorology
Parameters (Most)air temperature, relative humidity, wind speed, wind direction, wind gust, precipitation, dew point, visibility, pavement temperature, pavement condition, sub surface temperature
Paramters (Limited)
Archivehttp://mesonet.agron.iastate.edu/RWIS/
Period of Record1995-present
Temporal Resolution10 minute
Data SeasonA station is polled every 10 minutes; several stations polled every minute
Data AvailabilityEvery 10 minutes
Other Purposes
FixedYes
MobileNo
PortableNo
UPDATED ON
28 Sep 2009 13:19