The new system allows for the monitoring of hour-by-hour wind, temperature and precipitation to help county officials determine the best time to clear snow from roads. That data is updated with data generated from sensors from weather stations around the state and those embedded in roadways. Tribune photo
Kandiyohi County, Minn., uses new technology for snow removal
If snow and ice hit the area this weekend, road crews will likely use a new computer-based model that includes “real time” weather and road condition data to help them determine when and where to plow snow and apply salt and chemical to keep roads safe for travel.
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