INDUSTRY SOLUTIONS

Weather directly or indirectly impacts every person and every industry, every day. Enterprises engage Precision Weather Solutions to facilitate informed decisions that make their operations safer and more profitable or less vulnerable to changes in the weather.

Agriculture & Agri-business

Precision Weather Solutions has developed a variety of proprietary crop production and disease models to create decision support tools that are helping producers lower costs and increase profits on operations such as spraying, planting, harvesting, storage, and shipping.

  • Growth stage models for various crops
  • Disease models for a variety of cereal and oilseeds crops
  • Agro-meteorological bulletins and outlooks
  • Monitoring of soil moisture and temperature and leaf wetness
  • Real-time weather alerts for agronomic decision making

Precision Weather Solutions delivers Precision Decision Support Tools for agriculture with its growth stage and disease models: wheat, canola, barley, corn, forages, potatoes, Fusarium, wheat midge, and late blight of potatoes. PWS models are available by subscription.

To learn more, contact our Chief Meteorologist about how these models can benefit your organization.

Sports & Entertainment

Precision Weather Solutions incorporates localized real-time weather information and total lightning data into a GIS system for visualization and alerting on all current and incoming weather events. Real-time alerts are customized for any weather parameter such as wind gusts, dangerous thunderstorm alerts, precipitation amounts, and lightning that are instantly sent to your desktop or mobile application.

  • Meteorological data services and solutions for sporting events
  • GIS solutions for instant visualization of all-weather parameters
  • User defined, customized weather alerts for desktop and mobile applications
  • Consultation for events and venues
  • Enhanced precision hourly forecasting for event planning

Media & Communications

Precision Weather Solutions provides your audience with real-time weather conditions – second by second – and not just hourly updates. You can now instantly inform your customers when major weather events are affecting their localized area: high winds, heavy precipitation amounts, real-time lightning, dangerous thunderstorm alerts and severe weather. Precision Weather Solutions offers precision hourly forecasting – our forecast models update hourly or 24 times a day versus the traditional 4 times a day updates. We infuse the real-time, localized weather data, total lightning information and use ensemble weather prediction models to improve the forecast skill.

  • GIS solutions for instant visualization of all-weather parameters
  • User defined, customized weather alerts for desktop and mobile applications
  • Hourly updated forecast for the next 6 days, providing the highest forecast accuracy

Aviation

Severe weather forecasting that is hours ahead with lightning forecasts generated from real-time in-cloud and cloud-to-ground observations that cover the whole route are just two of the services helping airlines fly more safely. Advanced weather awareness is helping airlines and airport officials save millions in reduced damage to aircraft, in-flight diversions, turbulence-related stress to craft and crews, air traffic control and passengers.

  • Lightning intensity and direction
  • Hail detection
  • Icing conditions
  • Micro bursts on take-offs and landings
  • Minimized false alarms
  • Improved routing
  • Improved on-time performance
  • Reduced small craft incidents

Cities and Communities

Localized heavy rainfall or high winds can make the difference between life and death. Those charged with ensuring public safety and protection of property are turning to forecasts and site specific alerting that give decision-makers the time they need to prepare for or avoid a disaster.

  • 25 to 35% less forecasting error than traditional forecasts
  • Wind, precipitation, temperature modelled hourly
  • Alerts/alarms to staff and managers 24/7
  • Flood prediction and response
  • Emergency planning and response
  • Hyper-local real-time weather monitoring
  • Real-time visualization of severe weather events
  • Precise and real-time precipitation measurements

Outdoor Venues

Installing weather stations on-site delivers the weather in real-time and plugs the site into the most accurate forecasts and earliest severe alerts available anywhere. When thousands are counting on you to keep them safe, Precision Weather Solutions delivers the tools you need.

  • Attach to automatic outdoor public-alert system
  • Real-time lightning tracking (In cloud and cloud to ground)
  • Rain, wind and severe weather alerts
  • Updates by the second and visualized by the minute
  • Track weather systems on and around your venue
  • Limit liability claims with monitored weather charts

Used by the professional sports teams, cities, regional districts, golf courses, parks, event managers, the general public, and others.

Construction & Industry

Construction takes place all year round. Now planners are using detailed weather data for the locations they will be working on. Knowing how many rain days to expect and wind conditions can help operations planning. It can also reduce the stress on crews and management because it’s safer when plans accommodate the weather.

  • Wind and severe weather tracking
  • Lightning tracking and alerts for safety
  • Location-specific weather history for planning
  • Improve safety with weather-informed planning and daily decisions
  • Limit liability due to weather related incidents, injuries and damage

Energy & Utilities

Precision Weather Solutions provides the real-time weather data you need for capacity forecasting and match it against expected demand. Some utilities use precision on-site monitoring and forecasting to fine tune their wind farms. As severe weather approaches, our precision casting and early alerts provide more time for public notice, safety planning and resource mobilization for reduced restore time. Find out why utilities are turning to Precision Weather Solutions.

  • Precision Weather network: 20+ variables, extensive network in Canada
  • Total Lightning Network: In-cloud and cloud-to-ground detection
  • Visualization and modelling tool with alerts
  • GIS & API Weather Data Feeds
  • Consumer Demand and Response Planning

Insurance & Liability

The insurance industry, lawyers, government and event organizers are taking weather factors into account. Did the wind exceed the insurance limit for the stage canopy? Was there could have been a more timely lightning warning? Clients of Precision Weather Solutions have answers to these questions ahead of time and have the opportunity to react.

  • Reduced premiums with weather-monitored event management
  • Liability negated with precise monitored compliance
  • Reduced liability for having used industry-best forecasting
  • Lightning monitoring increases safety reduces liability
  • Weather alerts allow for safer go/no go decisions
  • Pinpoint forecasts allow for location-specific ‘due diligence’
  • Weather database helps plan ‘safest date’

Contact us today to talk to our Chief Meteorologist about how Precision Weather Solutions can address your meteorological challenges and opportunities.

Transportation

Precision Weather Solutions provides the real-time weather data you need for capacity forecasting and match it against expected demand. As severe weather approaches, our precision casting and early alerts provide more time for safety planning, redeployment of resources and improved logistics.

  • Hourly updated forecast for the next 6 days, providing the highest forecast accuracy
  • Wind and severe weather tracking
  • Precision Weather network: 20+ variables, extensive network in Canada and the US
  • Total Lightning Network: In-cloud and cloud-to-ground detection
  • Visualization and modelling tool with alerts
  • Location-specific historical weather data for planning
  • Improve safety with weather-informed planning and daily decisions
  • Limit liability due to weather related incidents, injuries and damage

PWS provides real-time localized weather information so you can inform your operators and customers when major weather events are affecting their localized area.

PWS PRECISION WEATHER ALERTS

PWS Precision Weather Alerts are customized per location for a variety of variables such as: rain, snow, ice, frost, wind, fog, lightening, and temperatures. PWS Alerts arrive on your phone or desktop earlier and with more accuracy than from any other network.  Keep your fans, students, staff, customers and equipment safe with severe weather detection and alert services focused on your location.

PWS PRECISION FORECASTS

Site-specific, real-time weather observations from around the world are ingested into one of the preeminent forecasting models developed by one of Precision Weather Solutions corporate partners. 

With its partners and affiliates, Precision Weather Solutions delivers a site-specific precision forecast that updates every hour for 24 hours a day. Forecasts and severe weather warnings offer 25 – 35% less error than airport forecasts. Precision Forecasts are the earliest, most accurate forecasts available and afford decision-makers with the difference in minutes that earn profits and avoid loss.