MET- (Meteorological)

WATCH – (Watch Service)

 

 

 

Why use MET-WATCH?

 

·        “On-Site” Weather – Avoid interpolating weather data from an official National Weather Service observation location (generally the airport) located miles away.

 

-         Recorded “Minute-By-Minute” – Weather data is maintained every minute, 24 hours a day.

-         All weather data recorded on site is permanently archived in Weather Affirmation’s Office.

 

·        Identify Adverse Weather Days

 

·        Incident Investigation

 

·        Adjust Critical Path

 

·        Settle “Non-Working Day” Disputes

 

 

 

What is MET-WATCH?

 

 

·        Weather Monitoring and Recording System

 

·        Customized for Specific Projects & Locations

Since the MET-WATCH service is installed on-site, specific weather information critical to the project is monitored.

 

·        Data from the Project is Digitally Archived and Stored

 

·        Daily Weather Report – Data is compiled and sent via FAX or E-mail to designated office(s) related to the project.  Each report can be customized to meet the needs of clients.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Graphical Display – Can be displayed by a number of different charts/graphs.

 

 

 

 

 

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Tabular DisplayWeather Data is collected and displayed in text data

 

 

 

 

 

How MET-WATCH Works?

 

 

Weather is Collected/

Stored by Certified Instruments                                          Data is Downloaded

                                                                                                                Into Weather Affirmation’s

                                                                                                                Computer

 

 

                                                      Modem

                                                                   Connection

 

 

                                                                                               

     Sent to

     Designated

     Office(s)

 

                        FAX and/or                      

                                                                                          Modem

                                                           

 

  Weather Reports

                                                                                   Are Generated

 

 

MET-WATCH Features

 

·        Types of Weather Recorded*

Temperature          Wind

          Humidity               Precipitation         

 

*Times Of Daily Extremes Noted And Different Elements Can Also Be Recorded

 

·        Third Party Information – Since this data is maintained by Weather Affirmation, a disinterested third party, it will remain completely unbiased.  In addition, our staff has a certified consulting meteorologist so if needed any weather disputes can be settled legally.

 

·        Certified Weather Instruments – The set of instruments are certified by national standards and the certificate is kept on file.

 

 

 

 

Components

 

The MET-WATCH service is made up of:

 

1.     A set of Certified Weather Instruments Installed “On-Site”

2.     Electrical Power Connection (if applicable)

3.     Telephone and/or Modem Access

4.     Ability to Receive FAX and/or E-Mail

 

 

Costs

 

Since the MET-WATCH service is designed to meet the specific needs of clients, the following factors are considered:

 

·        Project Specific

-         Duration of Service Contract

-         System Configuration

-         Number of Construction Sites

-         Location of Weather Instruments

 

·        Installation & Breakdown