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Idaho Road Weather Information System
STATUS
Operational
AVAILABILITY
Web
Surface In-Situ Networks
The main purpose of RWIS sites, explains coordinator Kent Wetzstein, is to provide accurate and current road and weather information to maintenance foremen so they can better respond to changing weather and highway conditions.
CONTACT
Idaho Transportation Department
3311 W. State Street ยท P.O. Box 7129 Boise, ID 83707-1129
(208) 334-8000
SPECIFICATIONS
Network NameID RWIS
CollectiveMesoWest/MADIS
Facility TypeNetwork
PurposeOther (explain below)
LocationIdaho
Number of Stations27 upgraded existing stations and 48 new sites that include 39 new Vaisala non-invasive solutions
Map of Stationshttp://www.itd.idaho.gov/Apps/RWIDS_Public/
Categorymeteorology
Parameters (Most)air temperature, relative humidity, wind speed, wind direction, wind gust, precipitation
Paramters (Limited)barometric pressure, visibility
Archive
Period of Record2002-Current
Temporal Resolution5 minute
Data Season
Data Availability
Other Purposesroad weather
FixedNo
MobileNo
PortableNo
UPDATED ON
12 Oct 2009 12:46