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Harris County TX ALERT Network
STATUS
Operational
AVAILABILITY
Web
REQUEST PROCEDURE
Public email form under contacts on website
Surface In-Situ Networks
The ALERT network is comprised of approximately 138 gages throughout Harris county regarding rainfall data. We also have several partnering agencies in the surrounding areas that we work with.
CONTACT
Jonathan Cheng
Harris County Flood Control District
9900 Northwest Freeway Houston, TX 77092
713-684-4000
Jonathan.Cheng@hcfcd.org
http://www.hcfcd.org
SPECIFICATIONS
Network NameTX ALERT Harris County
CollectiveN/A
Facility TypeNetwork
PurposeResearch
LocationTexas
Number of Stations~180 precipitation, ~140 stream, ~20 weather
Map of Stationshttp://www.hcoem.org/default2.php
Categorymeteorology, hydrology
Parameters (Most)precipitation, streamflow
Paramters (Limited)wind speed, wind direction, air temperature
Archivehttp://www.hcoem.org/RainfallMaps.aspx
Period of Recorddata in electronic format going back to 1986
Temporal ResolutionN/A
Data SeasonRealtime through out the day
Data AvailabilityOn our website updated every 5 minutes.
Other PurposesEmergency response, climate monitoring, forecasting, education
FixedNo
MobileNo
PortableNo
REFERENCES
http://www.hcoem.org/
REMARKS
Movement of data from http://www.hcoem.org/ to http://www.hcfcd.org in progress.
UPDATED ON
17 Sep 2009 10:10