In today’s interconnected world, sharing has a whole new meaning. From photos and experiences to knowledge and data, we all experience the weather around us 24 hours a day. Sharing weather data is critical in enhancing our understanding of climate patterns and our adaptability to them. While we can post our experiences about the weather on Facebook and Instagram, there is a platform of like-minded weather enthusiasts right under your nose.
The Ambient Weather Network (AWN) is a unique platform that places the power of weather forecasting in your hands. This is the best way to contribute to and benefit from a wealth of shared, hyperlocal weather data.
Why Join this Weather-Smart Community?
AWN’s commitment is to provide precise weather information and foster a vibrant community of weather enthusiasts. By joining AWN, you’re gaining access to accurate data and becoming part of a dynamic network of weather enthusiasts. You can participate in activities such as:
- Tune in to hyper-local weather reports
- Like and comment on other members’ posts
- Upload images from your weather cam
- Create your own forecasts based on
Contributing to Collective Weather Wisdom
Each piece of weather data you share through your KestrelMet weather station, Ambient Weather Station, or other compatible weather station otr local weather camera contributes to a comprehensive, real-time weather profile of your area. This wealth of data, when combined with other’s contributions, forms an invaluable asset for everyone including:
- Weekend hikers
- Event organizers
- Emergency response teams
- Business and protery owners
- And much more!
AWN allows you to not only share your local weather data but also to create your own forecast, a unique feature that gives a personal touch to weather forecasting. Sharing these predictions allows others in your community to better plan their activities, which is particularly beneficial for outdoor enthusiasts, parents, and event planners.
Make Weather Monitoring Social
AWN revolutionizes the way we perceive weather monitoring by making it a social endeavor. Customize your weather dashboard, share specific tiles on your social feed, and add a social dimension to weather observation. Going social can help build a community grounded in shared understanding and collective preparation.
Hyperlocal Focus, Global Impact
You’re contributing to a global understanding of weather patterns by sharing hyperlocal weather data on AWN. Whether it’s a temperature reading from your backyard or a wind speed measurement from the nearby park, every data point adds to a broader climate change picture.
What Else Can You do with Ambient Weather Network?
While AWN is ideal for sharing, there are many other benefits. When using AWN in combination with Kestrel, you can take advantage of the following.
Explore Multiple Map Layers
With the AWN, you can take a deep dive into your neighborhood’s weather conditions by selecting radar, wind, or temperature layers on our interactive map. Want to know what the weather looks like at your favorite park, on the highway or at the beach? Our hyperlocal maps give you the real-time insights you crave.
Create Your Own Forecast
Ready to become a weather influencer? With the help of your KestrelMet weather station, you can generate and share your own forecast. Be it your home, your garden, or your local community center, your forecast can benefit everyone around you.
Time-lapse Your Weather with Local Weather Cameras
Watch weather unfold before your eyes with our local weather cameras. Experience a thunderstorm’s fury, a peaceful sunset, or a snowfall’s beauty with timelapse videos. Or better yet, add your own weather camera to contribute to our vibrant weather-loving community.
Customize Your Weather Dashboard
AWN is not just about viewing weather conditions–it’s about customization. Organize your tiles with measurements you prioritize, set up alerts for changing conditions, label your sensors, and even share selected tiles on your social feed. Your weather, your way!
The Ambient Weather Network isn’t just about knowing the weather; it’s about sharing, engaging, and contributing. It is a platform where weather data isn’t just observed but actively created, shared, and utilized for everyone’s benefit. With AWN, it’s easier than ever to experience the power of shared weather data.