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Champion Your Operations

A champion operator is an organization or individual that excels in their field by demonstrating exceptional performance, innovation, and leadership. They consistently deliver high-quality results, often setting benchmarks for best practices and standards. As we gear up for the world showcase of champions, the Olympic Games in Paris, there has been strong support to develop…
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What is ‘Microweather’?

Key Take-Aways: The scale of microweather is known as 1 km x 1 km. Microweather requires extensive computing power and more detailed granular observations to produce reliable information. Ground-based sensors allow real-time verification of the forecast data and enhance the accuracy of the modeled forecast over time. In short, the sensors are the glue that…
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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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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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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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A Visit to Capitol Hill

May 24, 2016 by Don Berchoff Last week, we accompanied the American Meteorological Society (AMS) on a visit to Capitol Hill for the AMS Congressional Visit Day (CVD).  The program was run by the staff at the AMS Policy Program Office, led by Ya’el Seid-Green.The goals of CVDs are to:Help AMS members learn about Congress;Build…
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