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Minnesota Road Weather Information System
STATUS
Operational
AVAILABILITY
Web
REQUEST PROCEDURE
Data is available at http://rwis.dot.state.mn.us/
Surface In-Situ Networks
System of Approximately 93 RWIS sites located along state highways in Minnesota
CONTACT
Jakin Koll
Minnesota Department of Transportation
3725 12th St. North St. Cloud, MN 56303
320-223-6604
Jakin.Koll@dot.state.mn.us
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SPECIFICATIONS
Network NameMN RWIS
CollectiveMesoWest/MADIS
Facility TypeNetwork
PurposeResearch
LocationMinnesota
Number of Stations93
Map of Stationshttp://rwis.dot.state.mn.us/
CategoryMeteorology
Parameters (Most)Road Temperature, Road Condition, Air Temperature, Dew Point Temperature, Relative Humidity, Wind(direction, speed, and gust), precipitation(type, intensity, rate, and accumulation), pressure
Paramters (Limited)Freezing Temperature, Chemical Percent, Percent Ice, Visibility
ArchiveYes, available through Mn/DOT RWIS website
Period of RecordAt least 5 years (2004-Present)
Temporal Resolution10 minute
Data SeasonAt least every 5 min. but sometimes more frequent
Data AvailabilityImmediately
Other PurposesRoad weather forecasting
FixedYes
MobileNo
PortableNo
REFERENCES
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REMARKS
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UPDATED ON
16 Oct 2009 11:24