Comprehensive Weather Links

University of Michigan Weather – One of the most comprehensive weather links on the web!
http://cirrus.sprl.umich.edu/wxnet/

Ohio State Weather Page – Great starting point for Data!
http://asp1.sbs.ohio-state.edu/

National Weather Service’s Interactive Weather Information Network – NOAA Site – Great!
http://iwin.nws.noaa.gov/iwin/main.html

National Weather Service’s Home Page
http://www.nws.noaa.gov/

WXUSA – WeatherHub – Everything but the kitchen sink for YOUR town!
http://www.wxusa.com/

Plymouth State Weather – Lots of great data here!
http://vortex.plymouth.edu/

The Weather Network – Great source for Canadian Data.
http://www.theweathernetwork.com/

The Weather Office – Great comprehensive site from Environment Canada.
http://www.weatheroffice.com/

General Weather Links and Reference

Tropical and Marine Weather Information

National Hurricane Center – Miami, Florida – One stop tropical data!
http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/

Complete Weather Coverage – SkyCams – And More!

USA Today Weather page – Loaded with goodies – handy
http://www.usatoday.com/weather/wlead.htm

Sky Cams from around North America!
http://www.weatherusa.net/skycamnet

Technical Information – Models, Upper Air and more!

The Storm Machine – GREAT site for upper air data!
http://www.stormchaser.niu.edu/machine/

U Michigan Models Page – Convenient layout of models in graphical mode.
http://cirrus.sprl.umich.edu/wxnet/model/model.html

Upper Air Data and Computer Models – Unisys
http://weather.unisys.com/index.html

The Weather Visualizer Homepage – Custom Make Your Own Maps!
http://ww2010.atmos.uiuc.edu/(Gh)/wx/home.rxml

Clouds and Radar Information

NCAR Satellite Page – Fantastic satellite imagery!
http://www.rap.ucar.edu/weather/satellite/

NOAA Satellite Page
http://www.goes.noaa.gov

Intellicast – Radar Imagery and much more!
http://www.intellicast.com/

Handy Info, Reference and Climatology!

National Climatic Data Center – Best starting place when looking for climo. Info !!!
http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/

Metric to English Conversions ( or vice-versa! )
http://www.sciencemadesimple.com/conversions.html

El Nino page
http://www.elnino.noaa.gov/

La Nina page
http://www.elnino.noaa.gov/lanina.html

American Meteorological Society
http://www.ametsoc.org/AMS/

Exclusive Storm Alert Service

tornadoIf weather adversely affects your operations, let us worry about it for you ! From flood situations to tropical storms, severe thunderstorms and snowstorms, we can let you know when and where weather will affect your business. We cover every type of weather for any type of industry. Here’s some examples of how our Storm Alert Service assists some of our current clients!

  • Snow and Ice forecasts for airports
  • Pinpoint rainfall forecasting for contractors
  • Thunderstorm and rain forecasting for concerts and outdoor events
  • Environmental forecasting for railroads
  • Hurricane and tropical storm forecasting for large businesses
  • Snow and ice forecasting for municipalities and highway departments
  • Rain forecasting for environmental engineers and landfills
  • Snow and ice forecasting for school departments
  • Rain and storm forecasting for any type of outside event!
  • Much, much more!

SPECIAL OFFER! Subscribe to our STORM ALERT service for FREE for one month and see what you think. If you like it and wish to continue, we’ll give you the rest of the winter at a special reduced rate. If our special one month free offer sounds interesting, or if you simply would like to speak with us, just, click here!

Media

sat-dish“Whether it be radio, the web, print media or even television, Precision Weather offers unique services that will make your organization stand out.

With dozens of radio stations spanning North America, our staff of seasoned broadcasters can cover any format. We go above and beyond what other weather services offer with our “name your price” option, flexible service types and highly customizable delivery options. Please contact us for a sample to hear how we may fit in with your team!”

Highway Departments and Airports

snow-plowingTime is money ! Why waste your time and spend money on overtime by second guessing the weather yourself ? We have years of experience in forecasting for highway departments throughout the Northeast covering lake effect belts and mountainous terrain ! Whether you are a small highway departments with just a few trucks or an entire state highway department, we can custom-tailor forecasts to help you cut down on costs and headaches ! Here is how the service works…

We fax you an exclusive STORM ALERT forecast 18-36 hours in advance of any snow (1″ or greater) or icing situation, then send you updates every 4-8 hours until the storm is over. Because each STORM ALERT is pinpointed specifically for your immediate area, taking into consideration local effects such as proximity to the ocean, mountains etc; most forecasts are more accurate than anything else available. Accurate and timely forecasts save you time and money!

Weather Questions? Call us anytime! We are available around the clock to answer any weather questions and concerns. Click here for more info.

Daily Reports? Yes, we have these available, too. Some of our clients receive detailed forecasts via fax daily for normal daily operations. Click here for more info.

Summer Service? Yes! We offer FREE off-season consulting for our winter clients to advise them on severe thunderstorms, floods and hurricanes. Click here for more info.

Here are some of the highway departments that currently trust Precision Weather for their Weather and forecasting needs…

Portland, Maine DPW Albany,
New York City DPW
Newark, New York DPW Auburn, Maine DPW
The Maine Turnpike Authority
Augusta, Maine DPW
Greene County, New York

School Departments

schoolbusHow many times have you woken up at 5 o’clock on a cold winters morning to check the weather? If you are like other Superintendents or Transportation Directors, you do this many times each winter, but even getting up early, you still may be unsure of exactly what’s going on. This is where we can help! For more than fifteen years we’ve been providing our exclusive STORM ALERT service to more than 70 school districts across Northern New England !

Here is how our Storm Alert service works:
When a storm threatens, one of our meteorologists will call you by 5:15 the morning of the storm with the latest current weather information and a pin-point forecast prepared specifically for your school district.

Additionally; we send e-mail notifications with a “heads-up” in advance of ALL winter-weather events. That way, you can have the “inside edge” with regard to all winter weather – whether it be a large storm or just some nuisance snow showers!

Keep in mind, our forecasts are unlike most forecasts you receive over the radio or television – which cover a much larger geographical area. We have many athletic directors contacting us concerned about weather and driving conditions for sports trips. And yes – you may call in the off season for weather advice as well !

SPECIAL OFFER! Subscribe to our SCHOOLS service for FREE for one month and see what you think. If you like it and wish to continue, we’ll give you the rest of the winter at a special reduced rate. If our special one month free offer sounds interesting, or if you simply would like to speak with us, just, click here!

Here’s a partial listing of school districts that rely on Precision Weather Service’s Storm Alert every winter:

University of Southern Maine University of Maine – Fort Kent
Presque Isle, Maine School Department Auburn, Maine School Department
New London, New Hampshire School Department Concord, New Hampshire School Department
Central Maine Technical College University of Maine at Farmington

Events

Dreamworks/Paramount, Warner Brothers, NBC/Universal, Best Events LA, The Academy Awards, Cannes Film Festival, Grammys, NBA All Star game, Justin Bieber LA movie premiere, Oklahoma City Heart Walk, AHL outdoor hockey game in Syracuse, NY and most major movie studios use our service. Does the weather affect your work? If weather is a concern to you for outdoor events, premieres or even movie shoots, we can help.

SERVICES & COSTS:
Each report is prepared exclusively for you and the exact location of your event or movie shoot. Reports are guaranteed to be much more detailed than anything else you could receive and are emailed to you early each morning. Movie studios hire us because we save them time and money with the much more precise and accurate forecasts than anything they had been using.

We offer an 8 day event forecasting service. With the 8 day service, our highly experienced team of meteorologists email you detailed reports each morning for 7 days in advance of your event and on the day of your event, as well as provide updates as necessary. We are always only a phone call away. Cost is $200 per event day.

WE ARE ONLY A PHONE CALL AWAY! We are available around-the-clock for immediate consultation should you have questions or concerns. In effect, you have your own staff of meteorologists just a phone call away.

To try us out, just contact me directly or call me and we can get you going. Just have an event or movie shoot date and location, and we’ll handle it from there. MGM/United Artists, Universal Pictures and Dreamworks with Steven Speilberg are just a few of the companies we work for. We even forecast for The Academy Awards and the Cannes Film Festival, and recently forecasted for Reese Witherspoon’s wedding.

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Do you have any outdoor events, weddings, sporting events, concerts etc. scheduled and wondering how the weather will be?
Will you have to move it indoors? Maybe rent a tent? Why would you make these costly decisions without first consulting Precision Weather Service, the leaders in forecasting for events world wide.

For new members who contact us through the website, we will give 10% – 20% off our first services with you!

If you’d like more information on our event forecasting service, please contact us by CLICKING HERE and take advantage of this limited time special offer!

Ski Areas

snowmaking-hunterWhen you’re spending HUNDREDS of dollars ( or more ) an hour making snow, reliable weather forecasts can save you a TON ! With more precise weather information, you can schedule snowmakers and grooming crews more reliably ! We can easily save the average ski area hundreds of dollars with just ONE NIGHTS accurate forecast ! Precision Weather is a name known across North America for accurate and reliable snowmaking weather forecasts ! Our clients say it best…

  • “Far more accurate than the competition !” – Whitetail, PA
  • “Impressed with the on-site visit ! ” – Timberline, WV
  • “Very reasonable pricing” – Greek Peak, NY
  • “Straightforward forecasting ! ” – Bretton Woods, NH
  • “Most accurate service we’ve ever used” – Ski Windham, NY
  • “Personal visit, price, accuracy – you’re the best !” –Wisp, MD
  • “You’re the best – thanks ! – Searchmont, ONT

Our forecasts include:

  • 24 Hour hotline – always a meteorologist on duty
  • Temperature prediction base and summit
  • Humidity forecast
  • Wind direction and speed – plus gusts
  • Sky conditions
  • Snow and rain amounts
  • Extended outlook – up to 10 days !
  • Forecast summary and discussion.
  • Wet bulb temperatures.

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We realize no weather forecast is 100% accurate all of the time, but with HUNDREDS of dollars spent on snowmaking PER HOUR, how about a ‘Second Opinion” Forecast from Precision Weather Service ? GO AHEAD ! Subscribe to your current weather service – then for an extra $ 99 per month, we’ll send you a daily forecast using updated midday weather data. Your forecast will include detailed weather, temperatures, humidities and winds for the next 72 hours – plus an extended outlook. We’re also available for 24 hour consultation as well ! Feel free to contact us by clicking here for more information on our ‘Second Opinion Forecasts”. The only stipulation is that you subscribe for a 2 month minimum. For $198.00, how can you go wrong ?

Utilites

powerlinesUtilities depend on exact temperature forecasts for both the immediate future and for the longer term. Utilities use this information to purchase gas, oil, coal or electricity for future use. If raw materials are purchased at the wrong time, it can cost more…so it’s easy to see where good forecasts can save a typical utility a lot of money ! We offer utilities hourly weather forecasts out to 2-3 days and extended 10 day forecasts as well as seasonal outlooks. We also cover severe weather for repair crew planning and dispatching. Utilities and associated industry that have found our forecast useful include the Maine Yankee Atomic Plant, Seabrook Nuclear Plant, Central Maine Power Company, the Exxon Company , Niagra Mohawk, National Fuel Gas, Sithe Independence plant as well as various oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico. We custom make forecast forms designed around your particular needs and can forward quotes and further information easily – just click here to get in touch with us on line!

Railroads

railroadWith great variations in geography, railroads can have multiple areas of concern. Let us monitor your territory and keep your dispatchers and crews “in the know”. Our comprehensive environmental monitoring service for railroads includes…

  • Severe weather notification and alerts
  • Suggested “patrol areas” when severe weather has struck
  • Winter storm alerts
  • Fire danger alerts and monitoring
  • Flood potential, monitoring and alerts
  • High wind warnings
  • High / low temperature notifications
  • Earthquake monitoring

We also offer an onsite course for dispatchers and operations folks to become more “weather-savvy”. This includes information on radar monitoring and where to get timely, accurate information for your territory.

Contact us for more information on our railroad environmental monitoring services and how you can help lessen the impact of Mother Nature on your railroad!

Research

testifyWe’ve provided hundreds of reports to law firms, insurance companies and Attorney General’s offices. We’ve covered everything from common ‘slip and fall’ cases to highway accidents, oil rig fires and even murders. Precision Weather Service can do the research and determine what factor the weather played in any incident. We’ll provide the written report and testify in court should the need arise. Wayne Mahar has appeared as an Expert Witness in local and Supreme Court cases dozens of times. With years of experience, you can count on our testimony to help your case. With an extensive climate library available, we offer prompt, reliable service. Call anytime for a free initial consultation.
We’re just a phone call away – Precision Weather Service – or, click here to request more information via e-mail!
Syracuse, NY Office (315) 638-1666
Portland, ME office (207) 829-2280

Contact us for more information on our railroad environmental monitoring services and how you can help lessen the impact of Mother Nature on your railroad!

Other Services

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Among some of the other services Precision Weather offers are:

CLIMATE RESEARCH
We can research any climatic variable for any site in North America. From rainfall research to long term temperature trends, snowfall research and more ! Russ Murley’s undergraduate research projects focused exclusively on New England microclimate. We can research any parameter from degree days, precipitation and even solar radiation. Please contact us for more information regarding any climate information your company should need!

INSTRUMENT & SITE RESEARCH
When it comes to meteorological instrumentation, don’t sell yourself short ! We can help you get the gear you need and help you get started with any monitoring and logging setup. Save yourself the headache and have a meteorologist spec out the right gear for the project. Here‘s just some of the things we can help you out with !

  • Spec out and order gear
  • Set up
  • Instrumentation siting and placement
  • Train your crew on usage
  • Calibration
  • Software setup and more

OTHER SERVICES
When it comes to other weather related projects and needs, we can help you out. Among some of the other forecasting services we offer are…

  • Custom marine forecasting and routing.
  • Aviation briefings.
  • Site specific forecasts for any project or event.
  • Extended forecasts for any need.
  • Golf Courses
  • Agricultural Forecasts
  • Much more!

We handle point specific outdoor forecasting for any rain sensitive event…for example, in the past we supported Woodstock ’99 and some outside dates for the Teva Sprit of Unity reggae tour!

We’re just a phone call away – Precision Weather Service – or, click here to request more information via e-mail!

Syracuse, NY Office (315) 638-1666
Portland, ME office (207) 829-2280

Contact us for more information on our railroad environmental monitoring services and how you can help lessen the impact of Mother Nature on your railroad!

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