Extreme Weather and Wildfire
The report includes:
- Recommendations for improvements to the weather station network.
- Description of blindspots in the weather network that have been identified as particularly vulnerable to wildfire.
- Cost evaluation of surface weather station locations for capital, maintenance, and bandwidth costs, as well as guidance for expanding the number of recommended sites.
Extreme Weather Team
Weather Station Optimization
The Extreme Weather Team is helping utility companies identify blindspots and optimize the location of weather stations.
Better weather data will allow more accurate forecasts, allowing officials to take steps to mitigate the impacts of wildfire on infrastructure and assets.