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Managing severe weather

posted 2019-05-06T22:49:58 in Blog


Athletic Directors, Coaches and Athletic Trainers can control the environment for a game in most areas. There’s one area they can’t control, however: The weather.

Playing under poor weather conditions can increase the possibility of injury to your athletes, and holding an athletic event during the threat of severe weather can impact the lives of your athletes, athletic staff and spectators.

Most athletic staff understand the need to monitor lightning and extreme heat conditions before holding an athletic event, but high wind and steady rain can cause dangerous situations for athletes and fans as well. If you don’t have a severe weather alerting system in place already, it’s critical that you and develop and implement one before your next season starts. Get started by learning what to look for in a system to follow best practices.

The WeatherHawk line of award winning, easy to install and use weather stations includes the company’s Signature Series and 600 Series stations. The WeatherHawk 620 wireless weather station measures wind speed & wind direction with an acoustic array, precipitation (rain & snow) with an upward looking radar, barometric pressure, air temperature, relative humidity, and solar radiation. The weather station has no moving parts. You can custom-configure the weather station in areas such as power, communication cables and isolation, internet/web interface, various mounting hardware options.

The WeatherHawk 240 is a wireless Signature Series weather station with 2.4 GHz spread spectrum radios for communication up to 1/4 mile LOS (line of sight) to a host computer. WeatherHawk 240 weather stations are pre-configured with sensors to measure wind speed, wind direction, air temperature, relative humidity, barometric pressure, solar radiation and rainfall. All optional user software selections enable display of sensor information and easy radio set-up.

Click here for more information on the WeatherHawk weather stations.

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