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Wind
mph
Dir
°
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Dir
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Solar
W/m^2
Prec
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2022-12-01 01:25 10.7 88.0 7.8 5.0 99 8.8 136 24.662 0.1 0.00
2022-12-01 01:20 10.2 87.9 7.3 2.2 112 5.3 234 24.661 0.1 0.00
2022-12-01 01:15 10.7 86.9 7.5 2.8 232 6.4 236 24.664 0.1 0.00
2022-12-01 01:10 10.8 88.9 8.2 2.7 149 4.3 149 24.667 0.0 0.00
2022-12-01 01:05 11.1 88.8 8.4 1.7 221 2.9 197 24.668 0.0 0.00
2022-12-01 01:00 10.9 87.4 7.9 3.1 208 6.9 168 24.674 0.0 0.00
2022-12-01 00:55 11.5 86.4 8.2 4.1 166 6.8 173 24.669 0.0 0.00
2022-12-01 00:50 12.1 85.9 8.7 1.4 101 4.5 101 24.670 0.0 0.00
2022-12-01 00:45 11.6 89.3 9.1 3.6 117 5.1 70 24.674 0.0 0.00
2022-12-01 00:40 13.3 84.7 9.5 5.2 46 10.5 49 24.672 0.0 0.00
2022-12-01 00:35 15.5 87.3 12.4 2.0 299 4.3 268 24.669 0.0 0.00
2022-12-01 00:30 14.2 88.0 11.3 4.5 268 8.2 292 24.672 0.0 0.00
2022-12-01 00:25 12.7 91.5 10.7 6.5 304 10.1 265 24.670 0.0 0.00
2022-12-01 00:20 11.3 88.7 8.6 5.0 254 8.5 253 24.674 0.0 0.00
2022-12-01 00:15 11.8 88.4 9.1 3.0 320 5.5 278 24.674 0.0 0.00
2022-12-01 00:10 10.2 91.1 8.1 2.3 279 5.7 280 24.673 0.1 0.00
2022-12-01 00:05 9.9 90.9 7.8 2.7 267 4.3 278 24.676 0.1 0.00
2022-12-01 00:00 9.6 89.0 7.0 1.9 117 5.0 292 24.673 0.1 0.00
2022-11-30 23:55 9.6 88.8 6.9 1.8 287 3.9 285 24.676 0.1 0.00
2022-11-30 23:50 9.5 87.3 6.5 1.8 152 4.4 311 24.682 0.0 0.00
2022-11-30 23:45 11.4 87.7 8.4 3.4 313 7.0 338 24.678 0.0 0.00
2022-11-30 23:40 11.6 90.3 9.4 2.7 122 4.0 211 24.679 0.0 0.00
2022-11-30 23:35 11.4 92.5 9.7 1.8 170 3.1 136 24.677 0.0 0.00
2022-11-30 23:30 9.4 91.4 7.4 2.6 132 4.0 165 24.682 0.0 0.00
2022-11-30 23:25 10.4 87.7 7.5 1.5 207 2.9 232 24.678 0.0 0.00
2022-11-30 23:20 10.3 93.2 8.7 4.6 150 6.4 135 24.679 0.1 0.00
2022-11-30 23:15 8.4 89.9 6.1 2.4 123 6.9 271 24.685 0.1 0.00
2022-11-30 23:10 9.5 88.6 6.8 0.9 289 1.9 289 24.681 0.0 0.00
2022-11-30 23:05 10.0 90.3 7.8 0.9 120 1.6 120 24.689 0.1 0.00
2022-11-30 23:00 9.5 90.6 7.3 0.5 237 2.6 190 24.692 0.1 0.00
Date Time
MST
Temp
°C
RH
%
DewPt
°C
Wind
m/s
Dir
°
Gust
m/s
Dir
°
Press
hPa
Solar
W/m^2
Prec
mm
2022-12-01 01:25 -11.8 88.0 -13.4 2.2 99 3.9 136 835.17 0.1 0.00
2022-12-01 01:20 -12.1 87.9 -13.7 1.0 112 2.4 234 835.12 0.1 0.00
2022-12-01 01:15 -11.9 86.9 -13.6 1.2 232 2.8 236 835.23 0.1 0.00
2022-12-01 01:10 -11.8 88.9 -13.2 1.2 149 1.9 149 835.32 0.0 0.00
2022-12-01 01:05 -11.6 88.8 -13.1 0.8 221 1.3 197 835.37 0.0 0.00
2022-12-01 01:00 -11.7 87.4 -13.4 1.4 208 3.1 168 835.56 0.0 0.00
2022-12-01 00:55 -11.4 86.4 -13.2 1.8 166 3.0 173 835.40 0.0 0.00
2022-12-01 00:50 -11.1 85.9 -13.0 0.6 101 2.0 101 835.43 0.0 0.00
2022-12-01 00:45 -11.3 89.3 -12.7 1.6 117 2.3 70 835.55 0.0 0.00
2022-12-01 00:40 -10.4 84.7 -12.5 2.3 46 4.7 49 835.48 0.0 0.00
2022-12-01 00:35 -9.2 87.3 -10.9 0.9 299 1.9 268 835.40 0.0 0.00
2022-12-01 00:30 -9.9 88.0 -11.5 2.0 268 3.7 292 835.49 0.0 0.00
2022-12-01 00:25 -10.7 91.5 -11.8 2.9 304 4.5 265 835.43 0.0 0.00
2022-12-01 00:20 -11.5 88.7 -13.0 2.2 254 3.8 253 835.57 0.0 0.00
2022-12-01 00:15 -11.2 88.4 -12.7 1.4 320 2.5 278 835.56 0.0 0.00
2022-12-01 00:10 -12.1 91.1 -13.3 1.0 279 2.5 280 835.54 0.1 0.00
2022-12-01 00:05 -12.3 90.9 -13.5 1.2 267 1.9 278 835.63 0.1 0.00
2022-12-01 00:00 -12.4 89.0 -13.9 0.9 117 2.3 292 835.54 0.1 0.00
2022-11-30 23:55 -12.5 88.8 -13.9 0.8 287 1.7 285 835.64 0.1 0.00
2022-11-30 23:50 -12.5 87.3 -14.2 0.8 152 2.0 311 835.82 0.0 0.00
2022-11-30 23:45 -11.5 87.7 -13.1 1.5 313 3.1 338 835.70 0.0 0.00
2022-11-30 23:40 -11.3 90.3 -12.6 1.2 122 1.8 211 835.72 0.0 0.00
2022-11-30 23:35 -11.4 92.5 -12.4 0.8 170 1.4 136 835.67 0.0 0.00
2022-11-30 23:30 -12.6 91.4 -13.7 1.2 132 1.8 165 835.84 0.0 0.00
2022-11-30 23:25 -12.0 87.7 -13.6 0.7 207 1.3 232 835.71 0.0 0.00
2022-11-30 23:20 -12.1 93.2 -12.9 2.0 150 2.8 135 835.72 0.1 0.00
2022-11-30 23:15 -13.1 89.9 -14.4 1.1 123 3.1 271 835.94 0.1 0.00
2022-11-30 23:10 -12.5 88.6 -14.0 0.4 289 0.9 289 835.81 0.0 0.00
2022-11-30 23:05 -12.2 90.3 -13.5 0.4 120 0.7 120 836.07 0.1 0.00
2022-11-30 23:00 -12.5 90.6 -13.7 0.2 237 1.2 190 836.18 0.1 0.00
CIRA

Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere

Dave Watson

Dave Watson


Job Title:

Research Associate III

Email Address:

Phone Number:


970-491-8470

Mailing Addresss:


Dave Watson
Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere
Colorado State University
1375 Campus Delivery
Fort Collins, CO 80523-1375

Office Location:


CIRA Room 26

About Me:


Dave Watson joined CIRA in 1991 and is currently a Research Associate with the RAMMT. He received his BS in Mathematics from Colorado State University in 1992. His main responsibilities have been to provide system administration and programming support for RAMMT and any associated research projects. He helped oversee the deployment of RAMSDIS (Regional and Mesoscale Meteorology Team Advanced Meteorological Satellite Demonstration and Interpretation System) workstations to National Weather Service Forecast Offices throughout the US and several other countries (Germany, England, China, Nairobi, India, Costa Rica, Barbados, Brazil, and Mexico). He developed an internet version of RAMSDIS capable of displaying weather satellite loops in real-time. He has automated the retrieval, processing and displaying of satellite data for RAMSDIS systems from CIRA’s groundstation. He has provided training, demonstrations, and general technical support to RAMMT, remotely and via travel.
He was recognized in 2002 with the CIRA research initiative award for his part in a Hurricane Mitch Reconstruction Project that involved installing a GOES satellite receiving station in Central America in response to the devastation caused by Hurricane Mitch in October 1998.

Past Work

RAMMB Projects

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Dave has recently been working on a RAMSDIS Online transition to a new java based looper (http://rammb.cira.colostate.edu/ramsdis/online/index.asp). He has also worked on the GOES-R Algorithm Working Group (AWG) project to create a tropical storm proxy dataset consisting of matching GOES and AVHRR/MODIS IR imagery and processing each scene into a proxy dataset to mimic GOES-R IR data. He wrote programs to process the matching scenes using best track and manual centered input and output the proxy dataset with a standardized naming convention and make gifs of the dataset and also automate the application of the simple version of the Objective Dvorak Technique for hurricane intensity. (http://rammb.cira.colostate.edu/projects/awg/index.html).