Category: Blog

Having TruWeather as an Integral Team Member Pays Dividends for NUAIR

Gary Graeff, TruWeather Solutions Operations Manager I personally started working with NUAIR and the consortium of drone industry partners at the New York Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) Test Site Corridor in April. During that time, I spent many hours identifying and learning the weather pain points affecting the UAS industry and demonstrating how targeted weather…
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For Fleet Operators and Truckers, Safe Journey Planning Takes a Weatherperson To Know Which Way the Wind Blows

July 26, 2016by Nathan Green Every driver knows the dangers weather can pose on your journey. Businesses and workers, whose office is on the road, are familiar with the typical examples of bad weather—snow, ice, rain, and fog. However, there is an invisible threat that is easy to overlook…wind.A study by the Kansas Department of…
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First Responders Are Increasingly Deploying Drones

February 11, 2018by Lisa Tinnesz First responders are increasingly deploying drones to rapidly assess a situation and target rescues for those in need.  TruWeather understands the challenge of identifying micro-scale weather threats to ground transportation and drones.  We are leading a micro-scale road weather proof of concept project on Interstate 81 in Virginia that transportation officials…
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The Imperative for Increasing Real Time Vertical Atmospheric Measurements To Enable the Transportation Automation Era

April 24, 2017by Don Berchoff The importance of the Weather Enterprise’s drive to improve forecast precision and accuracy to support a Weather Ready Nation grows more critical every day.Society’s vulnerability to environmental events is increasing with more frequent and severe weather events that threaten lives and property; growing urban and suburban populations that require greater…
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What Drives Efficiency at Ports?

February 05, 2017by Don Berchoff This week, TruWeather Solutions attended the American Association of Port Authorities Convention in Miami, Fl.  Bethann Rooney, Assistant Director, Port Commence Department, The Port Authority of New York and Steve Cernak, Chief Executive/Port Director at Port Everglades, articulated thought-provoking case studies during the session, “Enhance Efficiency in and Around Your…
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Micro-Weather Data Fusion Can Accelerate Fielding of Autonomous Transportation Systems

December 18, 2016by Don Berchoff This week the Unmanned Systems Institute Conference on unmanned aerial vehicles, and semi-autonomous and autonomous vehicles was held in San Diego, CA.  The conference was more akin to a workshop, where industry technologists with car and unmanned aerial vehicle equipment manufacturers and sensor manufacturers; guidance and communications systems experts; investment…
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The Risk of Summertime Heat to Worker and Patron Safety

July 19, 2016by Jason R. Anderson With July comes the most oppressive, continuous heat of the summer, which is a danger to outdoor workers and activities.  The current conditions across the Central and Eastern US only validate July is here in full force.  The combination of heat, humidity and outdoor tasks can make patrons and workers…
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Be Weather Aware and Have a Safe 4th of July!

July 01, 2016by Jason R. Anderson According to AAA, over 43 million Americans will hit the road this weekend for Independence Day and will experience fireworks, concerts, carnivals, sporting events and many other summertime activities. With all this outdoor activity, there is no better time to remind event promoters, planners and managers about outdoor weather…
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Are Human Forecasters still needed?

June 18, 2016 by Don Berchoff If those who see the impending demise of weather forecasters (ARSTechnica Article Link ) talk with operational meteorologists–folks who have the immense responsibility to produce warnings and forecasts in real time–the general consensus would likely be that until automated forecasts are able to forecast the weather that matters most to…
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Private vs Public

June 13, 2016by Don Berchoff Producing weather warnings to ensure the safety and security of Americans is a government function, where consistent information is vital for preparation, response and recovery.  Alternatively, increased generation of weather data from sensors and forecast models in the private sector, along with improved fusion of weather data and analytics for…
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