JCSO Installs State-of-the-Art Equipment to Enhance Awareness of Severe Weather

June 24, 2022

Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office has contracted with WeatherSTEM to bring state-of-the-art weather stations to the county for more accurate forecasting of current and potentially dangerous weather conditions. The units are rated for 185 mph winds, solar-powered, and provide such data points as past, current and forecasted conditions, real-time temperatures, lightning strikes, barometric readings, rainfall rates, and wind speeds. All of this information makes for a safer Jefferson County and will aid emergency management officials in preparing for, and responding to, weather events… Read more…