Weather Forecast

Close
Advertisement
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

Email

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.

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? https://secure.forumcomm.com/?publisher_ID=40&event=subscriber/lookup.

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at subscriberservices@forumcomm.com and we can help you.

Advertisement
Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
(320) 894-9750
Advertisement
Advertisement